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Bachelor of Science Degree - Area 1: General Chemistry

The Chemistry programs at UCM provide a balanced curriculum of classroom instruction and practical laboratory experience and prepare students for many rewarding cutting edge careers.

Why choose Chemistry at UCM?

  • The program is approved by the American Chemical Society.
  • You'll have access to modern, well-equipped modern laboratories in various areas of specialization, electronic classrooms and a library study area.

What will I study?
Chemistry is a common and well-suited major for many of the pre professional programs (medicine, dentistry, veterinary, pharmacy, optometry) and also qualifies graduates to work as teachers or as chemists in industry and government.
Courses include:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Research in Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Intermediate and Advanced Biochemistry

What can I do with a degree in Chemistry?

  • Analytical Chemist
  • Inorganic Chemist
  • Organic Chemist
  • Physical Chemist
  • Research Scientist

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Chemistry there are several opportunities to be involved in:

  • American Chemical Society
  • Sigma Pi Sigma
  • Beta Beta Beta

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About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention.
Active research, workshop and seminar participation keep chemistry faculty current in the ever-advancing field of science. In addition to a wide range of academic and professional experience, all faculty members in UCM's chemistry programs have earned doctorates in their fields of expertise.

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