A primary goal of the undergraduate Major program in chemistry is to provide a quality educational foundation for productive and creative careers in chemistry and in such related professions as biochemistry, medicine, and engineering. Many graduating chemistry majors proceed to graduate work in chemistry, or biochemistry, to medical school, or occasionally to business school or law school. Other graduates choose to proceed directly to positions in government, industry, or education.
To satisfy the needs of those interested in this most central of sciences, the Department of Chemistry offers a broad rnage of courses and two slightly different degrees. A student may elect to pursue a regular chemistry major or to concentrate in the area of biochemistry.
The course pages listed in the menu will give you a detailed look at what is offered in the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.