Explore the scientific habit of problem -solving through experimentation, accurate observation, independent thought and cooperative learning in one of our two concentrations:
Minor in Chemistry
You'll take at least one chemistry course each semester covering general, analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. A solid foundation in chemistry is not complete without courses in physics and mathematics. You'll work closely with your adviser to choose advanced elective courses that really interest you!
Chemistry, Teacher Preparation
Get the problem solving and instructional skills to teach chemistry in Virginia's public schools by obtaining a secondary teaching endorsement (6-12). In addition to a solid foundation in chemistry, you will also learn specific teaching techniques to make you a great teacher.
Sample 4-Year Plan
Chemistry, Teacher Preparation Concentration (pdf)
Biochemistry is the study of the chemical processes related to living organisms.
You’ll begin by taking foundational courses in chemistry and biology, along with some mathematics and physics.
Learn more about the Biochemistry concentration.
You'll need six classes to get a minor in chemistry - two in general chemistry, two in organic chemistry and two advanced level courses.
Longwood offers a very flexible chemistry major that includes courses in all of the most important areas of chemistry.