Bachelor's Degree Program
Earn your chemistry degree from a program approved by the American Chemical Society, where you’ll collaborate with renowned professors on projects that impact the world. UAF’s emphasis on undergraduate research and state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment ensure you’ll gain practical experience in the classroom, the lab and the field to prepare for graduate school or employment in a variety of positions.
Learn about different areas of chemistry and choose from several concentrations, including ecology, biomedical sciences, biochemistry and environmental chemistry.
What Is Chemistry?
Chemistry is the study of matter and its properties. As a chemist, you’ll look at how and why substances combine or separate to form other substances, and how those substances interact with energy.
If you are fascinated by the science of matter and feel at home inside a laboratory, chemistry is the career path for you.
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Why Study Chemistry at UAF?
As a chemistry major at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, you’ll explore a variety of concentrations — including chemistry, biochemistry, environmental chemistry and forensic chemistry — while you learn from renowned professors and gain undergraduate research experience.
Here are more reasons to earn your chemistry degree at UAF.
What Can You Do With Your Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry?
A degree in chemistry from UAF prepares you for advanced study in graduate and professional programs and myriad careers. Chemistry majors find employment as research chemists in federal, state, municipal, academic or industrial laboratories, and in premedicine as laboratory technicians, industry supervisors and technical sales personnel. Our programs also provide a technical base for chemistry teachers.
Requirements for a Chemistry Degree
The chemistry curriculum meets the American Chemical Society standards covering the basics of general, organic, inorganic, physical and analytical chemistry and biochemistry. Graduates gain problem solving, laboratory and safety skills and have hands-on experience with modern chemical instrumentation.
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Get Started on Your Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry
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