Inspired by chemistry, engaging in research.
In high school, you excelled in the areas of math and science, and sought out challenging opportunities to use math, theory and experimentation to study matter. With a major in chemistry at Marian, you will be inspired to take on the scientific method and make valuable contributions to the sciences.
The chemistry program features Marian’s core liberal arts courses and a challenging curriculum built on the areas of math, physics and chemistry. Using the scientific method, you will undertake activities ranging from creating chemical reactions in the lab and identifying unknown compounds to writing lab reports. At Marian, you will find personalized support and instruction from faculty who are committed to your individual success and guide you toward the best path to meet your career goals.
As part of the chemistry program, you will gain valuable knowledge which places emphasis on research and analysis, both through lectures and laboratory experiences. You will have opportunities for internships and cooperative education experiences, as well as a senior research project that provides an opportunity to conduct hands-on research in your area of interest.
The chemistry program prepares you for a variety of post-baccalaureate options, including professional employment and graduate studies. Our graduates have the foundation needed to pursue careers in a variety of areas, ranging from analytical laboratories, biotechnology, chiropractic medicine, dentistry and pharmacy, to education, research and development and technology.
The Marian Difference
With a solid background in the sciences and an emphasis on critical thinking skills, you will find that the aim of Marian’s chemistry program is to help you become a leader in the sciences and in society. Experiential learning opportunities will allow you to set yourself apart from the competition, whether you will be entering the workforce or enrolling in graduate or professional school.