• Programs

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry — This degree is designed for those students who are preparing for graduate school or a career as a professional chemist.

    • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry — This degree is designed to prepare students for careers such as environmental protection, clinical chemistry, chemical patent law and other fields where extensive undergraduate training in chemistry is valuable.

    • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology — This degree is designed for those students who wish to pursue advanced degrees in biotechnology, molecular biology or medicine.

    • Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology — This degree is designed to prepare students who wish to pursue careers in the biotechnology industry.

    • Minor in Chemistry — This minor is designed for those students who wish to pursue careers such as environmental science that require a working knowledge of chemistry.

    • Minor in Biochemistry — This minor is designed for those students who wish to pursue careers in medicine, biotechnology or graduate studies in biology.

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics — This degree is designed to prepare students for graduate school or a career as a professional physicist. This major is offered as a cooperative program with Abilene Christian University (ACU). All introductory course work will be met at HSU. All upper level physics courses will be taken at ACU.

    • Minor in Physics — This is offered as a cooperative program with Abilene Christian University (ACU). Introductory physics courses will be taken at HSU. All upper level courses will be taken at ACU.

    • Pre-Engineering — The department has an articulation agreement with Texas A&M. This agreement allows students wishing to major in engineering to take the first two years of their course work at Hardin-Simmons. After all introductory and core course requirements have been met the students will transfer to Texas A&M to take the required engineering courses.

    • Teacher Certification — In cooperation with the Irvin School of Education and the other science departments students may earn certification in General Science (Grades 4-8), Composite Science (Grade 8-12), or Physical Science (Grades 8-12).

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