If you are searching for a chemistry degree that combines the classroom with work experience, our Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry will provide you with both.

You will get a rigorous foundation in chemistry and chemical topics along with hands-on experience working with an industry partner in a Co-op program.

Job prospects for those with this degree are on the rise, growing at faster than average rates through this decade, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Median salaries are nearly $80,000.

You will take courses and laboratories in all of the major chemical sub-disciplines including organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry and biochemistry.

You will also work closely with faculty members on research projects as part of their undergraduate education and training.

Along the way, you will receive an excellent foundation for careers in traditional chemistry areas as well as many in non-traditional areas such as medicine, technical management, education, technical writing, sales, business, and law.

Why Kettering?

  • You want to learn the latest in all fields of chemistry while conducting hands-on research.
  • In our labs, you’ll gain hands-on experience in areas such as reaction energetics, organic synthesis, chromatography, spectroscopy and chemical thermodynamics.
  • Our faculty conduct research in theoretical physical chemistry, protein biochemistry, biophysics, chemical carcinogenesis and tumor promotion, polymer chemistry, medicinal organic chemistry and synthetic chemistry.


New students will not be accepted into this program after October 5, 2021.