Chemistry: the central science!
The program in Chemistry at UTC is designed to prepare students for various career options. The chemistry curriculum provides three B.S. Chemistry degree options. Click on the links below to explore each degree option. Discuss with your advisor the additional specific preparation you need to do for various post graduation options that require additional schooling such as physician, pharmacist, dentist, or research scientist.
Chemistry Degree Options
BS Chemistry - Chemistry Concentration
The B.S. Chemistry (Chemistry Concentration) program is approved by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society.
BS Chemistry - Biochemistry Concentration (including PreMed/PreDent)
BS Chemistry - STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Concentration
This concentration is for students who want to earn a chemistry degree and certification to teach high school or middle school science. If you seek additional information, the university STEM Education program website will provide you requirements related to your certification.
Additional Student Information
Career Maps and Development
Our department upholds a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and to facilitate student success in these challenging disciplines. We prioritize undergraduate research to generate new knowledge for the sciences and enrich the education of our students. Our department provides a solid foundation in basic concepts and theories as well as dynamic laboratory experiences. Modern curriculum is offered through the use of state-of the-art scientific equipment, computer resources and quality instruction. By placing an emphasis on public service, we not only provide technical support to area industries and institutions, but enhance local pre-college instruction through activities designed to assist teachers and students.
Our students graduate with a comprehensive skill-set and knowledge that is not just confined to the study of physics but highly applicable for any area of engineering as well. Our graduates are highly employable as professionals, teachers, and they excel in a number of graduate programs.
For more information about Chemistry or Physics career, click on the area you are interested in as a career.
You can receive additional career information and assistance at:
- Map the Future: A Guide For Optimizing Your Degree
- Search for your major's Career Map
- Center for Career and Leadership Development
Career Paths in Chemistry