Declaring Your Major

So you'd like to be a chemistry major?! Here's how to declare:

Click on the link below and select a major:

  • BA Chemistry
  • BS Chemistry
  • BS Multidisciplinary Studies - Forensic Science Concentration

The link will download the form electronically to be completed and emailed or printed out and delivered to Chemistry Offices.

Chemistry Major Declaration Form

You can email your completed form to

The Department of Chemistry offers two degrees that develop skills needed for jobs in a variety of fields including:

  • Biotechnology
  • Healthcare
  • Forensics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Homeland security and defense

Our BS and BA graduates often continue on to graduate and professional programs like:

  • Graduate school in chemistry, biochemistry, and structural biology
  • Medical school
  • Dental school
  • Pharmacy school

For more information on the jobs available to chemistry graduates, visit ECU's Career Center and the ACS Careers web site run by the American Chemical Society. Need help with resume writing, job searching, and interviewing? The Career Center staff can help, and so can our own Dr. Keith Holmes, who has almost 30 years of work experience in the pharmaceutical industry.

To learn more about our undergraduate program, use the links at left. If you have further questions, contact:

Dr. Allison S. Danell, Director of Undergraduate Studies
591 Science and Technology Building
(252) 328-9766