Chemistry (BA)

Chemistry (BA)

The bachelor of arts degree in chemistry is intended for those students desiring a less specialized background in chemistry compared to the bachelor of science degree. Students interested in teaching chemistry in high school normally complete a bachelor of arts degree in chemistry.

It is also a popular major choice for students who plan to pursue professional school for human health careers like dentistry, medicine and optometry. You can learn more about the support offered to undergraduate students pursuing these prehealth careers by viewing the preprofessional resources provided by the College of Natural Science.

Students may also complete this major through Lyman Briggs College.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of chemistry and related sciences.

Alumni work at:

  • Forensic laboratories
  • Government agencies
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Chemical industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Cosmetic companies

Alumni work as:

  • Biochemical engineers
  • Chemical equipment operators and tenders
  • Food scientists and technologists
  • Educators
  • Quality-control analysts
  • Scientists
  • Technicians

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