The Department of Chemistry offers a rigorous training in the chemical and biochemical sciences to its majors, many of whom go on to pursue advanced degrees in the field or elsewhere such as medical school, dental school and pharmacy programs. Students will have the opportunity to work on research projects with faculty members, enhancing their undergraduate education.
Students may pursue either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree. Students can select a Bachelor of Science degree in either Chemistry or Biochemistry
The Department of Chemistry also offers a Chemistry minor for students majoring in a different subject.
For students interested in pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering, DePaul offers a joint-program in conjunction with the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), where students will earn a BS degree in Chemistry from DePaul and BS in Chemical Engineering from IIT.