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;
Communication skills; and
Societal awareness and concerns.
Saint Mary's Testimonials
“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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