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Why take chemistry?

Because you plan to:

  • Pursue a career in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, optometry, veterinary, physical therapy, engineering, computer science, nutrition, allied health sciences, nursing, law, biology, chemistry, geology, or liberal arts.
  • Transfer to an institution offering a baccalaureate degree.
  • Complete an associate degree (AA).
  • Increase your profit potential


Employment Outlook

The demand for chemists and individuals who have a strong foundation in chemistry has been increasing worldwide and will remain strong for the foreseeable future. Employment opportunities exist in both the public and the private sectors.

Scientists with a strong background in chemistry are needed to work with the government and industry for a variety of tasks, such as qualitative and quantitative analysis, product development, research, and forensics. The demand for people who understand chemical concepts will continue to grow in this technology-driven society.

A background in chemistry is a valuable asset and can increase job potential and salary. Adding chemistry courses to your resume can make you a more marketable applicant.