The undergraduate program of courses in Chemistry is primarily intended to provide a sound education, as well as excellent research and technical training. The general aim of the Department is to provide thorough instruction in the fundamental theories and principles and in the basic techniques of science. Particular emphasis is placed upon the development of analytical and critical thinking skills.
Students who plan to continue their studies in graduate or professional school or seek employment in the chemical sciences are recommended for the ACS Certified major.
Students who plan to pursue careers in education, industry and health sciences may elect the General Track.