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- The chemistry department has 23 faculty members.
- The Howard L. Hunter Chemistry Laboratory provides more than 50,000 square feet of lab space.
- Many of our graduates go on to medical, dental and pharmacy school.
- We offer the Summer Undergraduate Research Program, which invites U.S. students to Clemson to take part in a 10-week research project with a faculty mentor.
Have you ever wondered about what makes up our world, down to the smallest particle? Studying chemistry at Clemson won’t just give you a close-up look at atoms, molecules and chemical reactions. It will also prepare you for a career in medicine, research, pharmacy and many other industries. If you find yourself thinking about where the molecules you inhale come from, majoring in chemistry can turn your thoughts into engaging research projects conducted with approachable and knowledgeable faculty members. Chemistry has a hand in almost every part of the scientific process. Our Bachelor of Science degree will prepare you for a professional career in chemistry, while our Bachelor of Arts degree gives you a broad education needed for a career dependent on a basic knowledge of chemistry.