Chemistry programs

Northwestern’s chemistry department is recognized by Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges as a top program that attracts top students. Whether you’re thinking about research, science teaching, medicine or another career, studying chemistry at Northwestern will prepare you to bring your faith to the complex research and ethical questions facing today’s scientists.

Veterinary Medicine

This program prepares the student for entrance into a college of veterinary medicine. Most veterinary colleges prefer students who have completed a bachelor’s degree, though some accept students after only three years of undergraduate college study. Specific course requirements vary widely between veterinary colleges in different states, therefore students must carefully target a particular school(s) and design their curriculum accordingly. The list below represents a course of study to allow application to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University:

Recommended courses
Arts, humanities and social science electives: 10 credits
Courses in writing: 6 credits
Other electives: 2 credits
BIO 115 - General Biology: Molecular and Cellular Biology
BIO 116 - General Biology: Ecology and Organismal Biology
BIO 202WI - Genetics
BIO 326x - Biochemistry:Proteins and Metabolism
CHE 111 - General Chemistry
CHE 112 - General Chemistry
CHE 321 - Organic Chemistry
CHE 322 - Organic Chemistry
PHY 111 - General Physics I
PHY 112 - General Physics II
Choose one course: 4 credits
BIO 221 - Human Anatomy
BIO 222 - Human Physiology
Total credits recommended: 62