Whether your college graduation goal is to enter the workforce or pursue an advanced degree, our chemistry program will provide an excellent foundation. Careers in chemistry span many industries including health care, agriculture, food chemistry and oil and petroleum.
Professional chemists can be employed in the following areas:
Chemical sales and marketing
Food and flavor chemistry
Hazardous waste management
A career as a physician requires scientific and medical knowledge as well as a caring and compassionate personality. An option for students interested in a medical career is the chemistry major. Students majoring in chemistry are encouraged to take additional courses in biology to gain the knowledge needed for entrance into medical schools.
Many faculty members work with colleagues in all disciplines and often invite students to participate in research projects. Areas of UF faculty expertise include: organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry and biochemistry. Participation in research projects allows UF students to share their discoveries with others through presentations or poster sessions at the University’s Symposium on Scholarship and Creativity or at regional or national American Chemical Society (ACS) conferences.
Facilities and equipment
Potential chemistry students visiting The University of Findlay campus tour our fully-equipped general, organic and analytical chemistry laboratories. These labs house equipment that includes:
- A high-performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC)
- Gas chromatographs (GC)
- Gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer (GCMS)
- Atomic absorption (AA) spectrometer
- Fourier transform infrared spectrometer (FTIR)
- 400MHz nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer (shared with the College of Pharmacy)