Get your degree ACS certified!
The College of Science at Technology at Temple states:
In order for the B.S. Chemistry degree to be certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS), the student must take Chemistry 4003 (Inorganic Synthesis) and Chemistry 4401 (Biochemistry I).
In addition, to fulfill the ACS mandated requirement of 400 laboratory hours excluding General Chemistry, each student must complete either Chemistry 4207 (Advanced Organic Preparations) OR any two (2) of the following:
What can ACS do for you?
The American Chemical Society helps future chemists like us advance our careers and find the networks, opportunities, and resources we need to thrive in today's world.
The ACS provides incredible amounts of information about our field and produces the most trusted, most cited, and most read journals in chemistry related fields. You can keep up with the most up to date news about our field through many mediums like their site and even apps for your smartphone!
They are the world's largest scientific society and offer many meetings and events to share findings and celebrate our science. They provide grants for our community service events all the way up to providing help to find a job.
In our opinion, the American Chemical Society is just swell.