ChemistryBachelor of Arts

Why study Chemistry at Gustavus?

As a Chemistry major at Gustavus, you will be immersed in rich discoveries as a launch point for exciting careers in materials science, environment science, and biomedicine. You will become a confident chemist through applied learning and ample research opportunities.

Course Examples

Every year, Gustavus faculty teach more than 1,800 courses - you'll be able to choose what interests you. Maybe one of these courses from Chemistry will be on your class schedule.

  • CHE-255Biochemistry
  • CHE-371Physical Chemistry I
  • CHE-246Environmental Chemistry
  • CHE-360Proteins
Professor Jeff Jeremiason, Chemistry Department Faculty

He’s got the students plugged in, too.

Professor Jeff Jeremiason, Chemistry Department Faculty

What can I do with a degree in Chemistry?

The Chemistry major is adaptable - and valuable - leading to many different fields and fulfilling careers. Here are a few popular paths, but a Gustavus degree can take you anywhere.

  • Product Development
  • Environmental Testing
  • Experimental Design
  • Healthcare
  • Fuels and Energy Conversion
  • Food Science
Average salary 5 years post graduation Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes Explorer from the U.S. Census Bureau
75%  Ultimately attended graduate or professional school
11:1  Student to Faculty Ratio
72  Majors
100%  of courses taught by faculty members

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