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Business Chemistry (BS)


The Business Chemistry program challenges students to partner their fascination with science and their passion for innovation to take on the worlds of both business and chemistry in one fell swoop. SVSU's scholarly faculty push students to appreciate the natural interplay between the advancement of technology and global, state and local economies through interactive course work, study abroad opportunities and collaborative research projects. Students explore analytical concepts and critical communication techniques needed to bridge the gap between entrepreneurialism and science cohesively and dynamically – launching them into a category of all their own!

Cardinal Points

  • The Department of Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society, a scientific group that provides educational guidance and technical support.

  • SVSU's instructional facilities feature modern laboratories with major equipment for separation and analysis, spectroscopy and more.

  • More than 90% of the faculty of the College of Business belong to a professional or service organization, providing diverse networking opportunities for students.

SVSU’s Business Chemistry program offers a strong foundation in finances, physics, marketing, business and chemistry. In later semesters, students have the opportunity to pursue courses in management, administration, analytical chemistry and more. Life as a Business Chemistry major includes empowering in-class instruction, immersive study abroad opportunities and access to state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.

Highlighted Courses

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Year 4

Key Electives

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Complementary Minors/Majors

  • 6% projected growth for the employment of chemical engineers with a bachelor’s degree. (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • $104,910 is the median yearly pay for chemical engineers in the U.S. (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • With a bachelor’s degree from SVSU’s Business Chemistry program, students can take on careers as managers, marketers and consultants in the chemical industry.

Fully integrated into social networks, SVSU Connect is a valuable networking space dedicated to the community of SVSU students, faculty and alumni which cultivates a culture of helping and giving back. In addition to connecting with each other, students at all points along their journey can reach out to alumni mentors for guidance and insight into making the most of their SVSU experience and successfully transitioning into life after graduation.