Chemistry deals with the study of matter and its interactions, and interaction is a crucial part of USAO’s liberal arts mission. Students in our chemistry program graduate well-prepared not only in their chosen discipline, they leave with a broad and flexible set of skills that ensure a successful future.

Chemistry majors at USAO receive theoretical instruction and experience in a variety of laboratory settings in each of the major fields of chemistry. Lab courses cover standard bench chemistry and instrumental methods using the same computerized equipment found in an industrial laboratory.

Our chemistry program prepares students for further study in graduate school as well as for careers in biochemistry, geochemistry, chemical engineering, medicine, and more.

Why Major in Chemistry at USAO?

Career Possibilities

Degree Checksheet

Chemistry Degree Checksheet

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