The Chemistry Department offers a broad-based curriculum designed to meet the needs of a variety of students. Chemistry students are introduced to modern chemical knowledge and the role of chemistry in society. Courses challenge students to think analytically and logically in order to develop the attitude necessary to cope with the demands of independent inquiry.
Chemistry graduates work in a diverse array of jobs for a variety of organizations:
Physician, St. Peter’s Hospital
President, Gehrke Company
Regulatory Affairs Manager, Weyerhaeuser
Protein Specialist, Parasol Therapeutics
Chemistry Professor, Cal State San Bernadino
Chemical Engineer, Hewlett-Packard Company
Managing Director, BearingPoint Switzerland
Program Manager, Cisco Systems
Dentist, Okanogan Family Health Centers
Associate Director of Protein Production, Emerald Biostructures
Drug Delivery R&D, Pharmacia & Upjohn
Managing Director, Barclays Global Investors
Continuous Improvement Manager, Ocean Spray Cranberry
Visit the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Network to see a complete list of graduates who've volunteered to speak with students about their career path.
Read extended interviews about Alumni Career Paths.
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