Undergraduate Admissions

Students interested in majoring in chemistry have two degree programs from which to choose. They are the Specialized Curriculum in Chemistry and the Sciences and Letters, Chemistry Major Curriculum.  There are differences in the general education, math, chemistry and foreign language degree completion requirements depending on the program. 

Harker fountain on the north east corner of the main quad at the University of IllinoisPlease use the links below to explore the different curricula and to discover what a major in chemistry has to offer.

High School and transfer students interested in obtaining information about the University of Illinois, UC application process should visit:

Declaring Chemistry Major

LAS guidelines for declaring or changing a curriculum or major

For more information contact the School of Chemical Sciences Academic Advising Office