Chemistry, BS

Chemistry, BS


Transform the world by transforming matter.

Using a balance of theoretical, experimental work, interdisciplinary study, and real-world examples, our program will provide you with a foundational understanding of this essential and innovative field. You’ll hone your ability to reason through unfamiliar problems, learn the tools to investigate topics in-depth, and gain the communication skills needed to share information with others. With our small class sizes and the mentorship of our renowned faculty, you can make lasting connections in a tight-knit community of difference-makers.

You will graduate from our program well-equipped for a career in research, industry, medicine, dentistry, education, and beyond.


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The learning outcomes for the Chemistry Department are organized into five general categories...

  • Tools for learning;

  • Fundamental knowledge and conceptual understanding;

  • Investigative skills;

  • Communication skills; and

  • Societal awareness and concerns.

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“As a Chemistry major, I am so thankful for the lab and research skills that I have learned throughout the four years. Saint Mary’s really prepared me for my current job as a lab analyst. The skills that I have learned at Saint Mary’s has helped me thrive at work.”

Jazlynn Gee, Class of 2021

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