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Mund-Lagowski Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Olin Hall 201
(309) 677-3030

Chemistry-Business Major

The Chemistry-Business major is designed for students wishing to combine chemistry with a basic knowledge of business for immediate employment in the field or to help prepare for entrance into an MBA program. Typical employment options for graduates with this major are found in companies or industries dealing with chemical procurement, production, or processing; the careers include: cost analysis, sales, marketing, advertising, customer service, and management.

Four Year Plan

A chemistry-business major might complete the required science courses according to the following schedule. Students need not exceed a full load (16 credits/semester) to graduate in four years. Note:  Required General Education/Bradley Core Curriculum courses would be distributed among the eight semesters.


Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Freshman General Chemistry I with lab
Calculus I
General Chemistry II with lab
Calculus II
From Molecules to Cells with lab
Sophomore Organic Chemistry I with lab
Physics I with lab
Accounting Princ-Financial
Organic Chemistry II with lab
Analytical Chemistry with lab
Chemical Informatics
Physics II with lab
Junior Biochemistry with lab
Physical Chemistry I with lab
Junior Seminar
Principles of Microeconomics
Environmental Chemistry
Industrial Organic Chemistry
Junior Seminar
Managing in Organizations
Business Finance
Senior Instrumental Analysis
Chemistry or Business Elective
Senior Seminar
Principles of Marketing
Chemistry or Business Elective
Business Elective

To see a more detailed list of the requirements, please see the listing in the
Undergraduate Catalog.