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The Science of Chemicals

Explore the properties of chemicals and other substances, how they interact, the changes they undergo, and the natural laws that cause those changes and apply your knowledge in a career in education, medicine, private industry and forensic science.

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  • About 95,000 chemists work in the chemical industry in the U.S.
  • In Chem 491 (Undergraduate Research), students are individually mentored by the professor. They partake in real research work and may have the opportunity to present their results at scientific conferences or get their name on a journal article.
  • All our B.S. degree options give access to graduate school.
  • For especially talented graduates the National Laboratories (e.g. INL, PNNL) are a great place to work.

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Department of Chemistry

Physical Address:
Renfrew Hall 116

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

Phone: 208-885-6552

Fax: 208-885-6173


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