Analytical Chemistry Major

Description: A program that focuses on the scientific study of techniques for analyzing and describing matter, including its precise composition and the interrelationships of constituent elements and compounds. Includes instruction in spectroscopy, chromatography, atomic absorption, photometry, chemical modeling, mathematical analysis, laboratory analysis procedures and equipment maintenance, and applications to specific research, industrial and health problems.

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Analytical Chemistry Major

What Courses Do Analytical Chemistry Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Analytical Chemistry majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

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