The Bachelor of Science (BS) 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 graduate school and for a wide variety of chemistry-related careers.

Learn how a degree in chemistry is the right fit for you.

Student working in the lab.

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 both inside the classroom and out.

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.


The program introduces you to the chemical literature—and the techniques and challenges involved in research. You’ll learn the basics of inorganic, organic, analytical and physical chemistry, preparing you to be a professional chemist. Once you complete this program, you’ll also receive American Chemical Society certification.


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

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