CS + Chemistry
Computer Science + Chemistry, BS
for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Computer Science + Chemistry
Students majoring in CS + Chemistry are prepared for a variety of careers, including helping manufacturers design more productive and efficient processes, helping pharmaceutical firms characterize new compounds for drug discovery, and conducting research that requires studying the fundamental properties of atoms, molecules, and chemical reactions.
The CS + Chemistry blended bachelor's degree is a partnership between the Department of Computer Science in The Grainger College of Engineering and the Department of Chemistry in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. As part of the computing community at Illinois, you will benefit from being part of a top five ranked Computer Science program with world-class faculty and research. Learn more about the Department's Rankings and Statistics.
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CS Student Life
There are several CS-related student clubs that are open to CS + X students. Meet new friends and work on projects in and out of the classroom.
Students are welcome to explore numerous undergraduate research opportunities throughout the academic year or over the summer.
CS + X students will have access to campus, college, and department resources to support their internship and job search opportunities.