What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Science degrees are recommended for students intending to pursue graduate work in Chemistry or Biochemistry or those desiring a strong technical background for work in the chemical or biotechnology industry or other highly technical areas. The BS Chemistry degree is approved by the American Chemical Society.

Minimum Grade Requirements

In all courses required for the Chemistry major and minor, a minimum grade of "C-" must be earned with the exception of CHEM 1A which requires a grade of C or better. A minimum grade of "C-" is required in all prerequisite courses with the exception of CHEM 1A which requires a grade of C or better to meet the prerequisite requirement for CHEM 1B if a student has not achieved a "C-" in all prerequisite courses for a particular chemistry course, the instructor of the course will administratively remove the student from class.


  • CHEM 1A General Chemistry I 1,25
  • CHEM 1B General Chemistry II 5
  • CHEM 24 Organic Chemistry Lecture I 3
  • CHEM 25 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 3
  • CHEM 31 Quantitative Analysis 4
  • MATH 30 Calculus I 24
  • MATH 31 Calculus II 4
  • MATH 32 Calculus III 4
  • PHYS 11A General Physics: Mechanics 4
  • PHYS 11B General Physics: Heat, Light, Sound, Modern Physics 4
  • PHYS 11C General Physics: Electricity and Magnetism

Which department am I in?

College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,840.00 per year
USD $396/unit; USD $1,665 for 6 units or less; USD $2,871 for 6.1 or more units
Application deadline

Expected July 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022


College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics



95819, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have High School Diploma with minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 scale or average 80% marks.

For international students

Applicant must have High School Transcript with minimum 3.0 out of 4.0 scale or average 80% marks or High School Diploma transcript.

English Language Proficiency Requirement: TOEFL: 64 iBT; IELTS: 6.0; DuoLingo: 95; Sacramento State ELI: Level 7; PTE Academic: 50; GTEC: 1125; ELS Language Center: Level 112; FLS Language School: Level 16; TLC: Level 9; UCLA Extension: Level 6.

The filing periods for each intake are: Fall Intake Application Filing Period: October 1 – July 1; Spring Intake Application Filing Period: August 1 – December 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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