Program Description

This major provides the student with the knowledge, skills, and techniques commensurate with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. The student pursuing this degree may plan a professional or industrial vocation or pursue a graduate degree. The student must complete 36 semester hours of general education courses and the chemistry core listed below. The student must maintain a GPA of 2.50 in the core courses. The MSU Bachelor of Science degree requires completion of at least a minor program in a supporting area in conjunction with the major.


Unlike many other undergraduate programs in chemistry where hands-on laboratories are becoming increasingly rare, Mayville State emphasizes strong lab components. State-of-the-art instruments are used to ensure modern research. ยท In many programs, research opportunities are limited to graduate students, but at Mayville State we're focused on your success as an undergraduate. That's why our program offers you the opportunity to participate in research projects and to get involved in the science community.

Career Opportunities

  • Biochemical
  • Analytical
  • Education

Chemistry Majors

Chemistry Minors