Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
A Chemistry degree provides diverse employment opportunities as well as preparation for graduate and professional studies. The Chemistry major provides a broad knowledge of chemical concepts, processes and systems. Professors are committed to helping students pursue God’s call on their lives in addition to their personal academic aspirations in the various disciplines of chemistry.
The Evangel University Department of Natural and Applied Sciences is dedicated to the spiritual, academic and social growth of every student. The department’s purpose is to provide an excellent scientific education that is thoroughly integrated with the University’s emphasis on the development of strong Christian character. Within this framework, students must contend with new scientific, social, ethical and technological challenges. Students learn to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively and exhibit analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
The Chemistry major is designed to produce chemists who are capable of working independently or as part of a team. Classes are designed to promote students’ comprehension at various disciplines (inorganic, organic, physical, and analytical) and include critical evaluation of chemical literature to foster skills in assessing scientific information. Students are provided with practical experiences through laboratory courses. Students are strongly encouraged to gain career-related experience prior to graduation in the form of work-study employment, internships, or summer research programs. The Chemistry major prepares students for conventional chemistry careers as well as health-related areas such as medicine and dentistry.
Program Plan (pdf)
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Learning Outcomes (pdf)
|Learning outcomes describe the knowledge and skills you will have gained and be able to demonstrate by the end of this program. Download the pdf to view|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|General Chemistry||Topics include chemical equilibrium, acid-base theories, acid-base equilibria, solubility equilibria, chemistry in the atmosphere, entropy and free energy, electrochemistry, the chemistry of metals, nonmetallic elements and their compounds, transition metal chemistry and coordination compounds, nuclear chemistry, and an introduction to organic chemistry.|
|Organic Chemistry||General principles and theories of organic chemistry. Preparation, properties, mechanisms of reactions and uses of the aliphatic compounds, basic spectroscopy, introduction to aromatic compounds, coverage of functional groups pertinent to biologically important molecules (such as alcohols, carbonyls, carboxylic acids and derivatives, amines), and an introduction to biochemically important molecules.|
|Physical Chemistry||Atomic theory, states of matter, elementary thermodynamics, molecular structure, solutions and their properties, and chemical equilibrium.|
|Quantitative Analysis||Volumetric and gravimetric analysis and an introduction to visible spectroscopic theory and methods.|
|Engineering Physics||Fundamental theories and principles in classical physics of mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, and optics with an introduction in modern physics based on the knowledge of calculus and vector manipulations.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
Evangel's academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it's more than just job preparation; it's preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree would prepare you for:
Chemists working for:
- Federal, state and local governments
- Scientific research and testing laboratories
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Educational institutions
- Private industry
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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