Career opportunities in chemistry include health care, teaching, and government and industrial research. Students who expect to be certified as professional chemists or attend graduate school in chemistry should take the courses listed under the professional chemistry track. Students can receive an American Chemical Society certified degree by completing the requirements for the professional chemistry track and also take CH 408. An alternative major is available for students pursuing health care careers such as medicine or dentistry or graduate school in biochemistry. Students wishing to prepare for teaching chemistry in secondary schools should complete a chemistry major and confer with the Division of Education concerning additional requirements in education.
For more information, including a course listing, please visit the Disciplinary Major/Minor section of the most recent issue of the Birmingham-Southern College Catalog.