Major Chemistry / Minor Marketing

The mission of the bachelor program major in chemistry/minor in marketing is to provide students with the background needed for chemistry and/or related marketing positions in chemistry. The program introduces students to major marketing theories, practices and trends that enable them create, communicate and deliver value in an ethical manner. In addition, the program prepares students to pursue graduate studies in relevant fields.

  • Provide students with a broad foundation in chemistry while integrating basic marketing skills that enable them to deliver technical instrument and products in an ethical manner.
  • Apply chemical principles in solving chemical problems.
  • Become proficient in chemical and marketing techniques and apply them with in work environment.
  • Equip students with the necessary communication skills required to succeed in job related activities.
  • Demonstrate decision-making and time management skills.
  • Supplying appropriately trained graduates with required knowledge and skills to enhance employment and career opportunities in the relevant fields.
  • Recognizing the basic marketing concepts, theories, practices, techniques and methodologies.
  • Recognize the roles of chemists as marketers in the context of an organization and the community.
  • Preparing students for admission in professional qualifications and post-graduate studies in the field.
  • Stimulating and challenging reasoning ability by teaching students to think chemists and behave as business marketers.
  • Developing the abilities to apply analytical thinking and operating skills to find solution to chemical problems.
  • Recognize the needs of chemistry related businesses make decision and follow up with action.
  • Developing persuasive marketing and management skills.
  • Developing conceptual skills in business marketing language, interpersonal, communication, oral and written communication, networking, decision-making, critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Applying the scientific analyses and methodology in operating related chemistry related instruments and chemicals
  • Performing the required tasks on a timely manner
  • Enhancing oral and written communication skills, and problem solving abilities.
  • Applying learning in chemistry and business marketing skills to different business settings.
  • Conducting assigned tasks professionally and evaluate career practices’ needs based ethical criteria
  • Teamwork and the ability to tackle a practical work, and analysis of the results, data, arguments and cases.
  • Information retrieval in relation to literature information sources, including online searches and information technology skills.

Graduates of the bachelor program can be employed within the following:

  • Governmental sector:  including education, various ministries such as Ministry of Environment, Ministry of National Economy, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Health, the Water Authority and Metrology,
  • Private sector: including science education and the pharmaceutical companies,
  • Industrial sector: including research centers and non-governmental organizations, and
  • Pursuing graduate studies at the national and international levels.

Academic requirements

The academic requirements for the Major in Chemistry/Minor in Marketing consists of 128 credit hours distributed as follows:

Requirement

Credit Hours

University requirements

21

Faculty of Science  requirements

29

Program requirements

65

Elective courses

13

Total

128

Major in Chemistry/Minor in Marketing courses: 65 credit hours

A. Required courses in Chemistry: 36 credit hours

Course number

Prerequisite

CHEM112 | GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB 2

CHEM 111, CHEM 132 or concurrent

CHEM233 | ORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB

CHEM 112, CHEM 242 or concurrent

CHEM234 | ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 1

CHEM 112, CHEM 132

CHEM241 | ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 1

CHEM 132

CHEM242 | ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2

CHEM 241

CHEM331 | PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 1

CHEM 132,MATH 2311 or department consent

CHEM332 | PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 2

CHEM 331

CHEM333 | INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 1

CHEM 132,MATH2311 or concurrent

CHEM3361 | PRINCIPLES OF INSTRUMENTAL QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS

CHEM234

CHEM411 | SEMINAR IN CHEMISTRY

Department consent

CHEM434 | INORGANIC CHEMISTRY 2

CHEM 333

BIOL 131 or concurrent

PHYS112 | GENERAL PHYSICS LAB 2

PHYS 111, PHYS 132 or concurrent

MATH2311 | CALCULUS 3

MATH 1321

B. Elective courses in Chemistry: 6 credit hours from the following

Course number

Prerequisite

CHEM335 | PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LAB

CHEM 332 or concurrent

CHEM426 | INSTRUMENTAL QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS LABORATORY

CHEM 336

CHEM339 | SPECTROSCOPY

CHEM 242, CHEM 333 or concurrent

CHEM432 | IDENTIFICATION OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

CHEM 233

CHEM436 | INORGANIC CHEMISTRY LAB

CHEM 434 or concurrent

CHEM438 | Special Topic

Consent of Department

C. Required courses in Marketing: 18 credit hours

Course number

Prerequisite

MKET130 | PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 1

 

MKET230 | PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 2

MKET130

MKET330 | MARKETING MANAGEMENT

MKET 230

MKET332 | SALES MANAGEMENT

MKET 230

MKET334 | CONSUMER BEHAVIOR

MKET 230

MKET335 | INTERNATIONAL MARKETING

MKET 230

D. Elective courses: 6 credit hours from the Marketing Department.