Department of Chemistry, Physics, Geology, and the Environment

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The Department of Chemistry, Physics, Geology, and the Environment is housed within the College of Arts & Sciences and located in the Sims Science Building. The department offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Chemistry, a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Environmental Science, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Environmental Studies, as well as minors in Chemistry, Applied Physics, Geography, Geology, and Sustainability.


Chemistry and Biochemistry at Winthrop

Chemistry is the central science. With a degree in chemistry from Winthrop, you can pursue a career in science, medicine, education, and so much more.

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Why Winthrop Chemistry?

Winthrop Chemistry offers ACS and ASBMB certified degrees in chemistry and biochemistry. Find out why Winthrop Chemistry is right for you.

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What Can I Do With a Chemistry Degree?

Chemistry majors go on to pursue careers in government, industry, pharmacy, and medicine. Learn about all the things you can do with a degree in chemistry.


Chemistry and Biochemistry Research

Interested in research? The department has an active undergraduate research program that involves faculty specializing in chemistry and biochemistry.


Physics, Geology, and Environmental Programs at Winthrop

The department also offers degrees in Environmental Studies (B.A.) and Environmental Sciences (B.S.) in addition to minors in Geology and Physics.

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