UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The Chemistry program is based on the five traditional sub-disciplines of chemistry - analytical, biological, inorganic, organic and physical. Chemistry is the central science that connects physics, biology, engineering and medicine. Chemists are at the forefront of exciting research in nanotechnology, medicine and environmental technologies.
At UW-River Falls, the chemistry experience is based on foundational coursework in the five traditional sub-disciplines, including engaging laboratory experiences. The program is enhanced through in-depth elective courses that allow you to tailor the Chemistry degree to meet your specific interests and goals. The program emphasizes hands-on experience with advanced instrumentation, beginning as early as the first semester.
Highlights of the Chemistry Major
As a student in this program, you will learn to:
Chemists are in demand in industry, in academia, in government, and in non-profit and entrepreneurship sectors. Increasingly, opportunities are arising in areas where the sectors overlap: industrial–academic research partnerships, government contracts for product or process development, technology transfer programs that allow university professors to form start-up companies based on their discoveries, or consortia that involve three or four job sectors.
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