The Department of Chemistry offers undergraduates a chemistry major that allows students to take advantage of world-class lab facilities, participate firsthand in significant research, and prepare for careers in chemistry, medicine and beyond. The program begins with a comprehensive grounding in the disciplines of analytical, organic, physical, inorganic, and biological chemistry, with a concentration in the area of your choice. Your program of study culminates with a capstone laboratory experience and the opportunity to pursue graduate-level coursework.
The Major Requirements
- Program of Study
- Chemistry Major Courses Checklist
- Chemistry Handbook (pdf)
- Course Catalog
- Choosing an Advisor - All advisors will be assigned by the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Contact Dr. Tara Todd at email@example.com for more information.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
- Beckman Scholars Program
- Vanderbilt Summer Undergraduate Research in Chemical Biology Program
- Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology Internships
Careers in Medicine
Careers in Chemistry
Current students: Contact Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Tara D. Todd
Prospective students: Apply to Vanderbilt