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Undergraduate Study at Hunter College

Hunter Chemistry's Major I is accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS)


For a full list of Undergraduate courses offered by the Chemistry Department and descriptions of the Chemistry and Biochemistry majors/minors, see the Hunter College Undergraduate Catalog.


The Undergraduate Information & Curriculum Guide provides additional information about Chemistry and Biochemistry majors/minors, departmental honors and undergraduate research. Representative course syllabi are available online for most Chemistry undergraduate courses.


Programs Of Interest For Undergraduates:

Quantitative Biology (QuBi) concentration in Chemistry This interdisciplinary major equips students with skills and knowledge in bioinformatics as well as in biochemistry.

There are two federally funded programs that provide both financial and professional development support to prepare undergraduate students for entry into PhD programs. 

  • MARC Program website: The Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) program.
  • RISE Program website: The Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program, previously known as MBRS. The RISE program also supports graduate students pursuing Ph.D. degrees. 

Interested In Graduate Study? The American Chemical Society offers a wealth of information on preparing for doctoral and masters programs. Visit their Planning for Graduate Work in Chemistry page.