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    Feb 28, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry-ACS, B.S.

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Hope College is approved by the American Chemical Society to offer an ACS-Certified in chemistry if the following requirements are met in addition to the 32 credits of chemistry listed in the B.S. degree requirements:

A student must also take at least two other advanced lecture courses.

At least one must be from:

Two half-semester courses can also count as one full-semester course.

The half-semester courses include:

In Addition

In addition to the lecture courses, an ACS-certified major requires that a student have 400 contact hours of laboratory experience beyond General Chemistry. Laboratory coursework must include analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry lab. Research experience may count for up to 84 hours if a student prepares a well-written, comprehensive and well-documented research report.

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