Chemistry

UW Bothell offers the following Chemistry degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) with a Biochemistry option

These degrees offer students a curriculum that includes all of the key elements in chemistry as well as a focus on a career track for STEM education.  Students can include a specialization in environmental chemistry,  materials chemistry or a designated Biochemistry option.

Please go to the admissions page to begin the application process. 

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

The BS degree will offer students a curriculum that includes all of the key elements in chemistry and is consistent with the recommendations of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The degree can include a specialization in environmental chemistry, materials chemistry or biochemistry. These topics fit well with the UWB interdisciplinary mission and other teaching and research emphases on campus. As part of the BS degree, students may also choose a biochemistry option, which would appear on the students’ transcripts.  

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

The BA in Chemistry degree will allow students to get a focused STEM degree that includes a career track aimed at STEM education. In consort with the UWB Education program, BA Chemistry students will have the opportunity to complete a Teaching & Learning minor and continue on to get a Washington State secondary teacher certification in Chemistry. UWB STEM graduates will be noted not only for their expertise in their chosen STEM field, but also for their understanding of the application of chemistry courses to disciplines other than their own. 

Did You Know?

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