"What Can I Do With a Major in...Chemistry?"
Why Major in Chemistry?
The graduate with a Bachelor degree in Chemistry will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Collect, analyze and apply information to solve problems.
- Use various laboratory techniques and/or instruments with understanding, accuracy, precision and safety and develop experiments, demonstrations, and other hands-on activities.
- Think logically within a chemistry or physics framework and be receptive to new ideas and concepts.
- Use the language and concepts of chemistry to communicate effectively in oral and written form, to follow detailed instructions, and to function in independent and collaborative settings.
- Exhibit the ethical use of knowledge, materials and procedures that demonstrate an impact on society.
- Manage a secondary education program in chemistry, that has a laboratory emphasis, with confidence, enthusiasm, efficiency and safety.
Related Career Titles
|Agricultural Chemist||Medicinal Chemist|
|Ballistics Explosives Expert||Oil and Petroleum Chemist|
|Chemical Engineer||Pharmaceutical Chemist|
|Chemical Information Specialist||Pharmacist|
|Chemical Sales Manager||Pharmacologist|
|Colloid and Surface Chemist||Physician (All areas of specialty)|
|Computational Chemist||Physician Assistant|
|Consultant||Pollution Control Chemist|
|Consumer Products Research Engineer||Process Development Scientist|
|Dialysis Technician||Production Chemist|
|Director of Research||Professor/Educator|
|Environmental Chemist||Project Manager|
|Environmental Law||Proteins Chemist|
|Fingerprint Technician||Pulp and Paper Chemist|
|Food and Flavor Chemist||Quality Control|
|Forensic Chemist||Research Analyst|
|Formulations Chemist||Research and Development Manager|
|Genetic Engineer||Research Scientist|
|Hazardous Waste Management Chemist||Soil Scientist|
|Hematology Technologist||Teacher (Secondary and Primary)|
|Inorganic Chemist||Water Chemist|
|Industrial Hygienist||Water Purification Chemist|
|Laboratory Supervisor||Yeast Culture Developer|
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Four-Year Academic Plan
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