The Chemistry Department offers a flexible curriculum for those who wish to acquire a knowledge of chemistry within the environment of a liberal arts college.
Ten 1-semester courses are required for the Major in Chemistry plus five co-requisites from other departments. The ten 1-semester courses amount to 37 credits, and the co-requisite courses amount to 22 credits.
CHEM1102 Intersection of Science and Painting
CHEM1103 Chemistry in the Marketplace I
CHEM1104 Chemistry in the Marketplace II
CHEM1105 Chemistry and Society I
CHEM1106 Chemistry and Society II
CHEM1109 General Chemistry I
CHEM1110 General Chemistry II
CHEM1117 Honors Modern Chemistry I
CHEM1118 Honors Modern Chemistry II
CHEM1701 Living in the Material World
BCC’s 32 first-year graduate students were drawn from a competitive field of over 200 applicants. In keeping with BCC’s tradition of intellectual excellence, they bring exceptionally strong quantitative and analytical skills, as they join their 100 graduate student colleagues at the Merkert Chemistry Center.
scientists studying all phases of contemporary chemical science
internationally recognized faculty members
ACS Student Chapter of Boston Colllege
The American Chemical Society Student Chapter of Boston College is an official undergraduate student chapter of the American Chemical Society. With more than 161,000 members, the ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. The group hosts many events through the year, including career workshops, campus talks with leading businesses and scholars and even an annual (liquid nitrogen) ice cream social.
BCC holds Annual Spring Open House weekends for prospective graduate students admitted to Boston College who are residing in the United States. This is a good opportunity for admitted students to learn more about the cutting edge research being done at the Merkert Chemistry Center; to meet with faculty and current graduate students; to visit laboratory facilities; and to discover the rewards of graduate student life at Boston College. The Graduate Admissions Open Houses in the Chemistry Department will be held on March 23rd and 24th, 2018. Admitted students will be sent an e-mail with event details and travel arrangements. Travel arrangements and hotel reservations will be made by the department.