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Undergraduate Program

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

Undergraduate Research Opportunities


Careers in Medicine

Careers in Chemistry


Current students: Contact Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Tara D. Todd

Prospective students: Apply to Vanderbilt

Spring 2020 Data Sheet