Chemistry Lab three students

Hands-on learning forms the basis of our program. In our close-knit classrooms, you’ll get to know your professors and get real-world experience and first class instruction. And you’ll connect with your fellow students in ways you wouldn’t at other universities. Our instruction and facilities are top-notch, and are all available to undergraduate students.

Program Overview

The Department of Chemistry offers a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science with two options, and a minor.

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Diana Sehawneh, 2018

Quality Assurance Assistant / Consultant , MaryRuth Organics & WishGarden Herbs

My emphasis is in Dietary Supplement Quality Management. I am involved in implementing process controls to ensure products sold to consumers are meeting and exceeding FDA regulations.

Career Options

A degree in chemistry will provide a solid preparation for a broad range of occupations. A major factor influencing employability is preparation in a specialized field. We have active undergraduate research programs where you have the opportunity to specialize in a particular area of chemistry. 

The research areas include: biochemistry, physical chemistry, molecular modeling, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, floral-scents, molecular electronics, marine chemistry, aqueous chemistry, trace metal analysis, and atmospheric chemistry.

Organic Chemist
Inorganic Chemist
Analytical Chemist
Research Chemist
Clinical Chemist
Chemical Analyst
Lab Assistant/Tech
Research Assistant
Junior Chemist
Chemical Engineer

Toxicologist
Medical Technologist
Genetic Engineer
Nutritionist
Environmental Consultant
Fiber Chemist
Forensic Chemist
Criminalist
Agricultural Commodities Inspector
Food & Drug Inspector