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Chemistry

As a Chemistry major, you are challenged to develop your critical thinking and technical skills as you relate theory to real situations. That’s why our faculty is committed to stretching the borders of students’ minds and thoughts – all to challenge and understand the very elements of the world around us.

  • Small class sizes
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Summer internships and research projects
  • Rigorous, interesting classes in an informal setting
  • Courses and labs taught by faculty, not graduate students
  • A liberal arts tradition to enhance a strong science background
SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

Our Chemistry program helps prepare you for a career in industry or government, or for continuing studies in graduate school.
Mel Arnold Chemistry Scholarship


Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.

Lab Work

Engage in research, on or off campus, by designing and conducting project-oriented experiments in our state-of-the art labs.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships of a semester or more in length.

Employment Options
  • Agricultural Technician
  • Soil Scientist
  • Occupational Safety and Health Inspector
  • Geneticist
  • Chemist
  • Chemical Engineer

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98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

38K-269K

Expected salary range for a
chemistry professional2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Chem 133 General Chemistry I (4)
Chem 134 General Chemistry II (4)
Math 151 Calculus I (4)
Math 152 Calculus II (4)
Phys 203 Physics I (5)
Phys 204 Physics II (5)
Math
or
Math
or
Math
or
Math
205

253

315

352
Statistics (3)

Calculus III (4)

Linear Algebra (3)

Ordinary Differential Equations (3)
Chem 343 Organic Chemistry I (4)
Chem 344 Organic Chemistry II (4)
Chem 353 Chemical Methods of Analysis (3)
Chem 354 Instrumental Methods of Analysis (3)

Course

Title (credits)
Chem 373 Inorganic Chemistry I (3)
Chem 374 Inorganic Chemistry II (3)
Chem 390 Special Topics (2)
Chem 413 Biochemistry I (3)
Chem 423 Chemical Thermodynamics (3)
Chem 424 Chemical Dynamics & Quantum Mechanics (3)
Chem 493 Seminar I (1)
Chem 494 Seminar II (1)

Plus 3 of the following courses:
Chem 431 Advanced Lab I (1)
Chem 432 Advanced Lab II (1)
Chem 433 Advanced Lab III (1)
Chem 434 Advanced Lab IV (1)

Total Semester Credits Required: 64 to 66




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