The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program prepares students to understand the scientific discovery process, while improving their ability to reason and critically analyze evidence and supporting information. Featured among our program offerings are many courses with intensive laboratories that utilize our equipment laboratory complete with FT-IR, UV-Vis, HPLC, GC-MS, Real-time PCR, FAAS, NMR, WaveNow Potentiostat, and more.
Key Program Features
Learn the knowledge and skills to become a scientist and work in laboratory, go on to graduate school, enter professional programs in healthcare fields, or pursue related jobs
Work directly with Ph.D. faculty and receive hands-on experience with modern laboratory instrumentation
Have the opportunity to participate in faculty-mentored research and present your work at regional or national scientific meetings
Students have the opportunity to engage in faculty-mentored research for a unique one-on-one learning experience that often culminates in presenting at regional or national conferences. Our students receive individual attention and access to faculty and instrumentation that are nearly impossible to find at larger universities.
We have recent graduates working at Pfizer, Dupont, Waters Agricultural Laboratories, Renner Wood Coatings, and county Soil & Water Conservation offices. Our graduates are also attending M.S. and Ph.D. programs at NC State University; University of Nottingham (UK); UNC Charlotte; and Pharm.D. programs at Campbell University, Colorado University, and Notre Dame of Maryland University.
- Work as a Chemist/Biochemist/Physical Scientist in a laboratory environment.
- Pursue an advanced degree in Chemistry or a related discipline.
- Enter a professional school program, such as Pharmacy, Medical School, or other healthcare-related field.
- Work in a related field, such as education, science journalism, patent law, technical writing, sales representatives, etc.