Chemistry

Whether your college graduation goal is to enter the workforce or pursue an advanced degree, our chemistry degree will provide an excellent foundation.

Job Outlook

Potential Careers

Chemical education: $50,000 - $60,0000
Chemical sales and marketing: $50,000 - $60,000
Forensic chemistry: $50,000 - $60,000
Hazardous waste management: $50,000 - $60,000
Environmental chemistry: $60,000 - $70,000
Food and flavor chemistry: $60,000 - $70,000
Science writing: $60,000 - $70,000
Analytical chemistry: $70,000 - $80,0000

Companies our students have had internships with:

National Laboratory for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Explosives Formulation Team in the Air Force Research Laboratories
Eglin Air Force Base

Our grads have been offered jobs with:

Campbell Soup Company
Intertek - Detroit Automotive Labs
Charles River Laboratories
Cellular Technology Limited
Indiana Department of Transportation

Undergraduate research is required as a part of your degree. Our graduates are prepared to enter the professional field or graduate school. You can complete your research on campus or through internships.
Technology of the Future

Technology of the Future

Student Eston Macharia with Nate Tice, Ph.D are researching new technology that will allow electronic devices to be created out of flexible, bendable material.

They call it “small molecule synthesis for electronic materials,” but what it boils down to is the inevitable opportunity to take your electronics – laptops, cell phones, etc… – and roll or fold them up small enough to fit into your pocket with room to spare.
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National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)

Senior Wendy Lin, winner of the UF Goal Getter Grant, presented her research on molecular-based electronics at the NCUR annual meeting
NCUR 2018
National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)