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College Of Arts And Sciences
Chemistry
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Why Study Chemistry?

Our Chemistry Department is the birthplace of MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) technology and is designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark for the discoveries made by Prof Paul Lauterbur, recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, and they work closely with students in and outside of the classroom, and are pioneers of active-learning methods in chemistry that include peer teaching and mentoring. Our curriculum allows you to customize your degree program.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Marine & Atmospheric Chemistry

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Molecular Science
  • Chemistry in Technology & the Environment
  • Biomolecular Structure and Reactivity
  • Molecular Structure & Spectroscopy 

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Research Investigator
  • Postdoctoral Research
  • Associate Pharmacy Technician
  • Senior Chemist Hair Styling

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • California Institute for Biomedical Research
  • CVS Health
  • L'Oréal

Interested in this Major?

Department of Chemistry

Chair: Peter Tonge

Office: 104 Chemistry

Phone: (631) 632-7886

College Of Arts And Sciences
Chemistry
Back to all Programs

Why Study Chemistry?

Our Chemistry Department is the birthplace of MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) technology and is designated a National Historic Chemical Landmark for the discoveries made by Prof Paul Lauterbur, recipient of the 2003 Nobel Prize. Our faculty are leaders in their fields, and they work closely with students in and outside of the classroom, and are pioneers of active-learning methods in chemistry that include peer teaching and mentoring. Our curriculum allows you to customize your degree program.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Marine & Atmospheric Chemistry

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Molecular Science
  • Chemistry in Technology & the Environment
  • Biomolecular Structure and Reactivity
  • Molecular Structure & Spectroscopy 

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Research Investigator
  • Postdoctoral Research
  • Associate Pharmacy Technician
  • Senior Chemist Hair Styling

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Bristol Myers Squibb
  • California Institute for Biomedical Research
  • CVS Health
  • L'Oréal

Interested in this Major?

Department of Chemistry

Chair: Peter Tonge

Office: 104 Chemistry

Phone: (631) 632-7886

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