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Career Opportunities

When you graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Angelo State, you can expect to possess a variety of skills necessary to succeed. You will also be prepared to explore job opportunities in multiple areas. 

Marketable Skills

  • Critical Thinking – We emphasize the “chemistry in the world” aspect of our discipline. The degrees in chemistry and biochemistry provide tools for understanding the world and the intellectual foundations for becoming effective citizens.
  • Problem Solving – Every course emphasizes solving problems in the different disciplines of chemistry. Our capstone course aims to contextualize and integrate problem-solving skills with real-world activities. 
  • Teamwork – Teamwork is essential to laboratory work in chemistry. Our degree has over three hundred hours of laboratories. Further, most of our students take advantage of research opportunities in which they work on research teams. 
  • Communication – Students receiving chemistry degrees must engage in written and spoken communications in classrooms and laboratories. Research students often present their results at regional and national meetings. Our capstone course requires a presentation in which the students must develop their own narrative and presentation materials.

Career Opportunities

  • Chemical engineering
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Food and flavor chemistry
  • Forensic chemistry
  • Materials science
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Oil and petroleum
  • Science writing
  • Pharmacy school
  • Graduate school
  • Medical school
  • Law school
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