Summary of Fields of Study
Upon completion of a Chemistry major, students will be 1) knowledgeable about the factual and theoretical basis of chemistry, 2) competent to work in a laboratory situation, 3) familiar with the use and applications of modern instrumentation and computers, 4) able to communicate effectively, 5) access and retrieve specific chemical information from the chemical literature, 6) able to anticipate, recognize and respond properly to hazards of chemicals, 7) work cooperatively with others in problem solving situations and 8) identify the benefits and problems of modern chemistry for society.
The Department offers a choice of three emphases within the Chemistry Major. These are: 1) Professional, 2) Secondary Education, 3) Biomolecular Science.
Within the Professional emphasis, there are two options: 1) Chemistry and 2) Biochemistry.
- The Department offers one minor: 1) Chemistry.