B.A. Chemistry

Chemistry lab

Chemistry is an experimental and theoretical science that seeks to understand matter: its properties, compositions and various transformations.

At WSU Vancouver, you will learn the basic principles of chemistry, including atomic and molecular structure, chemical dynamics, and the chemical and physical properties of substances. You will gain insights into the subfields of chemistry, including analytical, inorganic, organic, biochemistry and physical chemistry. Your ability to retrieve, read, critically evaluate and interpret general scientific information will be greatly improved.

  1. Analytical skills
  2. Critical and creative thinking skills
  3. Quantitative reasoning and problem-solving skills
  4. Scientific and Information literacy skills
  5. Written and oral communication skills

Lab technician, field scientist, forensic scientist, material scientist, K-12 science teacher, environmental chemist, toxicologist, quality control chemist, hazardous waste chemist, research chemist, science writer…