The Department of Chemistry and Geology offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in biochemistry, a B.T. degree in Chemistry Teaching, and B.A. and B.S. degrees in chemistry as well as a B.S. degree in chemistry certified by the American Chemical Society.

Your Future Opportunities

Obtaining a major in Chemistry will prepare you for a variety of inspiring and transformative career opportunities.  Our alumni have used their education to find careers in companies ranging from smaller regional companies to Fortune-500 international companies and even in science teaching.  Others have obtained Master’s and Doctoral degrees from top-tier graduate programs in Chemistry or Chemistry-related fields.  Many of our alumni have also used their undergraduate Chemistry degree as a pathway to careers in Medicine, Optometry, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law and Veterinary Science. 


Careers in this field

  • Careers after graduation:
    • Quality Control / Assurance
    • Water Chemist
    • Research Technician
    • Sales Representative
    • Health & Safety officer
    • Science Writer
  • Pre-professional
    • Dentist
    • Physician
    • Veterinarian
    • Pharmacist
  • Graduate school
    • Researcher
    • Professor
    • Forensic Scientist

Department of Chemistry and Geology

The Chemistry program is part of the Department of Chemistry and Geology.

Chemistry, ACS Approved Bachelor of Science (BS)

This program, approved by the American Chemical Society, prepares you for inspiring, transformative careers. Our alumni are employed by local and Fortune-500 companies, obtained Doctoral degrees, or used their BS as the pathway to careers in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law and Veterinary Science.

Chemistry, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Learn more. This program is designed to combine chemistry coursework with a well-rounded liberal arts curriculum. Our alumni pursue degrees in health care fields such as Pharmacy, Dentistry, Physician Assistance and Medicine. The Chemistry BA provides content and rigor that sets applicants apart.

Chemistry, Minor

Learn more about the pathway and coursework to earn a minor in Chemistry. This curriculum will give you a foundation in General and Organic Chemistry. The chemistry minor adds quantitative laboratory experiences and skills to any major.

Chemistry Faculty and Staff

Meet our Chemistry faculty and staff.