Campus Closing

The University of Massachusetts Boston campus is closed today, Monday, February 8. All classes and activities are canceled. For information, visit https://www.umb.edu/preparedness/closing.


Academics

Chemistry, BS (ACS-Certified)

The chemistry department has been authorized by the American Chemical Society to offer an ACS-certified BS degree in chemistry. Requirements for this degree include all courses required for the BA, plus:

  • Biol 111 (General Biology I)
  • Biochm 383 (Biochemistry I)
  • One chemistry/biochemistry elective that is a laboratory course (such as Chem 351, Chem 361, or Biochm 385, among others)
  • One other chemistry/biochemistry elective at the 300 level or above

A sample four-year plan to obtain the ACS BS can be found here, provided by the Student Success Center.

Please note: Students majoring in Biochemistry may not also major in Chemistry.