The program provides a rigorous pre-professional education for students interested in pursuing STEM careers or an advanced degree. To prepare students for a wide variety of career choices, instructional laboratories provide interdisciplinary, project-based experiments for students to explore.
Where will I go with this major?
Our program will prepare you for a wide range of career choices. Our alumni have graduated from dental, medical, veterinary, and pharmacy schools, and also pursue teaching, among other careers.
Expert, dedicated faculty
Our Chemistry department is small, which fosters close interaction between students and our active and engaged faculty. They are committed to encouraging student growth, inquiry, and mastery of the skills needed to be part of global solutions.
Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.
Labs and equipment
You’ll gain real-world experience using analytical instrumentation in our Chemistry lab. In upper-level coursework, you’ll learn to evaluate samples, interpret data, and discover how changing experimental parameters affect the output.
Put theory into practice
Opportunities for hands-on experience abound through faculty-mentored research projects, internships at local biotech, analytical, and diagnostic companies, and independent study in our research labs.