The program provides a rigorous pre-professional education for students interested in pursuing STEM careers or an advanced degree. The curriculum has been designed to prioritize problem solving and chemistry fundamentals, and project-based laboratory experiments that create an authentic, research-like experience.
Strong career options
This program will prepare you for a wide range of career choices. Our alumni are accepted into the most demanding graduate programs and enjoy successful careers in research and a variety of industrial fields.
Expert, dedicated faculty
Our Chemistry department 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.
Exciting learning spaces
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.