The Chemistry Department offers three Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Chemistry Department

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

You can use the Chemistry degree as preparation for a career in chemistry or biochemistry research, as a pre-med degree, as a pre-pharmacy degree, and as a pre-forensic chemistry degree. Paradigms have been developed for all of these.

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Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

The Biochemistry degree is designed to provide you with very strong preparation for both the workplace and professional schools, including pharmacy school or medical school. The program helps you develop a wide range of laboratory skills that are needed in today’s biomedical laboratories, whether they are found in industry or academia.

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Chemistry Courses

The Chemistry Department offers courses in all five major areas of chemistry: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry. It also offers courses in Forensic Chemistry.

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Dual Degree with Education

The Chemistry Department also offers, in conjunction with the Department of Education, a five-year program leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Science, a Master of Arts in Teaching degree, and teaching licensure in chemistry or chemistry and biology for grades 7 through 12.

As a chemistry or biochemistry major at CBU, you have an opportunity to participate in the activities of the chapter of Student Members of the American Chemical Society.

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