As a chemistry student, you will learn modern theories of chemistry and familiarize yourself with the laboratory techniques that are fundamental to its practice. Students may also take advantage of the programs offered by the unique Women in Science and Mathematics Program, including lectures and special study and research opportunities.

Salem College’s Chemistry Department combines an emphasis on real-world experience in professional laboratory settings with a foundation in the liberal arts. When you major or minor in chemistry, you will be equipped with both knowledge of the practice of chemistry as well as skills in critical thinking, analysis, and communication.