department website: https://chemistry.illinois.edu
department faculty: Chemistry Faculty
overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences
college website: https://las.illinois.edu/
advising contact: SCS Academic Advising
Students interested in majoring in chemistry may choose the Specialized Curriculum in Chemistry, leading to the Bachelor of Science Major in Chemistry, or the Chemistry Major, leading to the Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The Specialized Curriculum in Chemistry is a rigorous, specialized program suitable for those planning careers in chemistry. The Chemistry Major in the Sciences and Letters Curriculum is used by some students planning chemistry careers, but it is more often chosen by students wishing to obtain chemistry backgrounds for use in related fields.