College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy
About the B.S. or B.S. - A.C.S. Degree
The American Chemical Society certifies the IU Northwest ACS degree. Graduates of these programs will be recommended to the American Chemical Society as having fulfilled requirements of the ACS Committee on
Professional Training. The B.S. degree emphasizes science courses as major requirements outside of the major required core; the B.A. emphasizes non-science courses outside of the required major core. The B.S. is designed to enable the student to easily obtain a minor in a related area. The proficiency examination requirement can be satisfied by receiving a grade of B- (minus) or better in chemistry courses at or above the 300 level.