Chemistry focuses on the fundamental understanding of substances—their structure, composition, properties and transformations. Whether you are interested in working in a scientific field or teaching, the Department of Chemistry's bachelor's and master's programs will prepare you for a broad variety of careers, including medicine, dentistry and other health fields, pharmaceuticals, metallurgy, plastics, engineering, agriculture, biotechnology, and environmental science.
The Chemistry curricula is further strengthened through participation in research. On both the graduate and undergraduate level, you will perform high-quality research under the direct guidance of a faculty member who is an expert in his or her field. This unique research environment provides valuable experience that is highly prized in industry.