Department of Chemistry
What can I do with a degree in Chemistry?
Careers in medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, patent law, teaching and engineering require chemistry. Industries such as electronics manufacturing, petroleum, mining/metallurgy, pharmaceuticals, environmental, forensic (criminalistics) and hazardous waste need chemists as well.
What will I learn?
You will learn about the makeup of matter, how elements combine to form compounds and how to use properties to identify substances. Hands on laboratory classes will teach you how to use instrumentation to determine the properties of matter and how reactions produce new and useful compounds.
Areas of study include:
Our small class sizes and personable faculty ensure the individual attention you need.
- Bachelor’s degree (major and minor)
- Chemistry teaching degree (major and minor)
- Associate's degree: Chemical Technician
- Certificate: Chemical Technician
- BIS emphasis
What is the application process?
Although there is no application deadline, we encourage you to apply early and register for classes. Contact the Department of Chemistry for specific information or to schedule an advisement time.