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FAQ: Undergraduate Chemistry & Biochemistry

This page is designed for students in undergraduate chemistry & biochemistry, as well as for high school students who are thinking about a career in chemistry, biochemistry or related fields. You may want to read this brief description of our programs and department before getting started below.
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  • What is Chemistry?
  • Where does chemistry sit in relation to other sciences?
  • Chemistry seems like a vast field - is it divided up somehow?
  • What sort of problems do chemists work on? What sort of questions do they ask?


  • What programs are available in the chemistry department?
  • What are the admission requirements for First Year?
  • How should I decide what program to go into?
  • Is there an undergraduate degree in forensic chemistry or environmental chemistry?


  • What careers can I look forward to with a degree in chemistry?
  • What sort of salaries do career chemists make?
  • What about professional school admissions, like medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, law and veterinary colleges?
  • Did you say law? What does chemistry have to do with law?


  • What is research in chemistry and biochemistry all about?
  • Can I participate in research at the undergraduate level?
  • What about graduate studies?

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