Chemistry (BS)

Chemistry (BS)

The degree of Bachelor of Science with a major in chemistry is designed to provide a thorough foundation in the various fields of chemistry and the related sciences. The program is for students planning careers in the chemical industries or governmental laboratories, or who intend to do graduate work in chemistry. The degree satisfies requirements for professional recognition by the American Chemical Society. A majority of students earning the B.S. degree in chemistry continue with a Ph.D. program.

Uncommon Pursuits.

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

Alumni work at:

  • Colleges and universities
  • Consulting firms
  • Forensic laboratories
  • High schools and middle schools
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Private research labs

Alumni work as:

  • Biochemical engineers
  • Chemical patent lawyers
  • Food scientists and technologists
  • Forensic scientists
  • Educators
  • Technical editors
  • Scientists

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