What is chemistry?
In this minor, you’ll be introduced to the study of chemistry, providing you with the communication, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills necessary for success in many careers. The chemistry program offers a wide selection of courses in analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in a variety of rigorous laboratory experiences and cutting-edge research.Combine the chemistry minor with a major such as business, education, engineering or a health-related field to enhance your options for a career or graduate studies.
Why study chemistry at UNH?
You’ll find our program small enough to be personal but comprehensive enough to provide excellent opportunities for challenge and growth, including independent research, leadership and peer mentoring. You’ll have access to newly renovated laboratories, state-of-the-art equipment and faculty committed to transformative experiences for students. You can pursue additional coursework in fields related to your educational and professional goals. Our graduates find success in a variety of fields, including medicine, pharmacology, dentistry, veterinary medicine, forensics, business and law.
Potential career areas
- Agricultural and food products
- Chemical/pharmaceutical sales and marketing
- Patent law, intellectual property and science policy
- Pharmaceuticals and pharmacology
- Plastics and coatings
- Scienceor technology writing
- Toxicology and forensic science