The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in chemistry from Wichita State combines its quality curriculum with top-notch facilities for student-faculty research. You’ll learn from professors who are active in their fields. And you’ll develop the knowledge and skills needed for success in a wide variety of career settings.

Learn how chemistry is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted to the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Chemistry professor provides experience opportunities for students

Chemistry students at Wichita State University have opportunities to gain experience inside and outside the classroom.

Assistant Chemistry Professor Katie Mitchell-Koch is providing valuable opportunities and resources for undergraduate and graduate students helping with her research project.

Her project focuses on the movement of solvent molecules around enzymes, the proteins that catalyze chemical reactions.


Wichita State’s BA degree in chemistry prepares you for a wide variety of entry-level positions. The BA program requires fewer hours of chemistry than the BS, but by taking additional courses, you may earn certification by the American Chemical Society.


A bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Wichita State can open doors with employers in many fields—from chemical manufacturing and health care to government work and research.

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Student members of the American Chemical Society conduct a liquid nitrogen ice cream demonstration