Chemistry majors at Erskine study the science of chemistry within a broad liberal arts context that includes courses in philosophy and English as well as other sciences, such as math and physics.

The Chemistry program is designed for students intending to pursue a career in chemistry, whether it be through continued graduate study or going straight out into an exciting career. Career options for a Chemistry major include industrial or governmental chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science.

A degree in Chemistry with an emphasis in Biochemistry is also available, and is designed for students wishing to pursue careers specifically in Biochemistry or to enter medical school, dental school, or pharmacy school.

The Teachers’ Certification Program prepares students to teach Chemistry classes at the high school level, where qualified science teachers are in high demand. A minor in Education is required for this track.

 A degree in Chemistry is an excellent springboard to medical and graduate schools, and Erskine is proud of its high acceptance record into schools of further education.