"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 (managing information & higher-order thinking).• Understand how to safely utilize laboratory instruments and employ the appropriate laboratory techniques to investigate chemical systems (technology).
• Understand chemical concepts and use evidence to draw conclusions (higher-order thinking).
• Use the language and concepts of chemistry to communicate effectively in oral and written form (communicating). 140 School of Environmental, Physical and Applied Sciences College of Health, Science, and Technology the University of Central Missouri 2015 Undergraduate Catalog
• Function in independent and collaborative settings to solve problems (interacting).
• Ethically and with integrity, apply chemical knowledge, materials, and skills that impact society (valuing).
• Be prepared for post-baccalaureate education and employment in the public and private sectors.
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
Chemistry: B.S. Degree Area 1: General Chemistry
Chemistry: B.S. Degree Area 2: Alternative Energy
Chemistry: B.S. Degree Area 3: Environmental Chemistry
Chemistry: B.S. Degree Area 4: Entreprenuership
Chemistry: B.S. in Ed. Degree
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