Degrees & Programs
WOU Chemistry Program
WOU offers a comprehensive undergraduate program in Chemistry that will prepare you to enter a competitive job market or advanced training through professional and graduate programs. Within the Chemistry Department at Western Oregon University, students are not just a number in a crowded classroom. Students in our programs have ready access to highly supportive faculty and staff. We have a welcoming atmosphere that encourages student-to-student interactions, we offer many unique and engaging courses in specialized fields such as forensic science, materials chemistry, and medicinal chemistry & pharmacology. Students can expect to receive hands-on instrumentation training, mentored research opportunities within our state of the art laboratory facilities housed in the DeVolder Family Science Center that has been built to LEED silver standards. To help students excel in chemistry, we offer three major chemistry concentrations that lead to a:
They all start with a standard set of
and then students choose one of the Concentrations below:
WOU also offers a
if you are interested in teaching high school chemistry and physics.