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Use your knack for math and science to tackle real-world problems—like water purification, crime scene investigation or prescription drug creation. Whether you plan to be in the field or in the lab, a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry will prepare you well for graduate education and a career in professional research or applied science in a range of industries. 

Why study chemistry at Gordon?

At Gordon, chemistry and creation care are inseparable. Motivated by our Christian call to be good stewards, Gordon has been a pioneer in the field of green chemistry—meaning we practice sustainable chemistry that is safe for humans and the environment.

What careers can I pursue by studying chemistry?

Chemists are curious, analytical thinkers with a propensity for problem-solving. They also tend to be strong communicators, collaborators and leaders—important traits in any field. You can tailor your studies within the chemistry minor to achieve your goals.

  • Chemical engineering
  • Research
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Teaching
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Forensic chemistry

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Go the extra mile!

As a chemistry student, you’ll attend chemistry lectures and events. Many students also choose to participate in other opportunities outside the classroom:

Global Opportunities

Take your chemistry studies into a new context through short-term and semester-long programs around the globe.


For more information, contact:

Dr. Greg Keller
Professor of Biology

Department Chair of Life, Health, and Physical Sciences

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