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Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Major in Chemistry

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Chemistry is one of the most versatile branches of science. Chemistry is sometimes called “the central science,” because it provides an important connection between physical sciences with life sciences and applied sciences. The applications of chemistry reach far into the fields of cosmetics, foods, drugs, petroleum, materials and nanotechnology. The Chemistry program at MUIC reflects and is built upon the changes that have occurred in the discipline over the last few decades. Chemistry majors are taught with full rigor the essential and key subjects such as analytical chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and senior project in chemistry.

Career Opportunities

  • Quality control or quality assurance positions or as a research scientist in local and multinational chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic science manufacturing and related industries.
  • Research assistant in private sector and governmental services department.
  • Customer relations and as technical-support in sales and marketing team for local and international chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic science related companies.
  • Entrepreneurship in applied chemical and cosmetic industries.

Course Structure

Foundation Courses Non-credit
General Education Courses 44 credits
– English Communication
16 credits
– Natural Sciences
 4 credits
– Humanities and Languages
12 credits
– Social Sciences
8 credits
– Physical Education
4 credits
Major Courses 132 credits
– Core Courses
42 credits
– Major Required Courses
62 credits
– Required Major Courses
16 credits
– Elective Major Courses
12 credits
Free Electives  8 credits

Total Credits Required
No Less Than 184 Credits

Note: If students are placed into the ‘Advanced Track’ for their General Education requirement in English Communication, 4 credits of General Education in English Communication will be waived.

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