BA in Chemistry

GW undergraduate chemistry students in a lab

Students choose between two options for the Bachelor of Arts degree, each designed to cover the basic divisions of chemistry.

Both options include a combination of core chemistry courses and electives from areas like physics, calculus and quantitative analysis.  

BA Degree Options


Option 1

Option 1 suits students considering careers in fields such as medicine, dentistry, law and business, with coursework balanced between chemistry and a wide selection of electives.

Option 1 Course Requirements


"At GW, I had access to a variety of scholarships and fellowships, I presented my work internally and at major conferences and I worked in two different national laboratories."

Jessica Stolee
BS ’07
PhD ’12