Chemistry (Okanagan)

Faculty: Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Location: UBC's Okanagan campus
Honours Option? Yes
Co-Op Option? No

Program Description:

Chemistry is the study of matter and the changes matter undergoes. Chemists might work in developing drugs or synthetic substances, or they might be tasked with finding new energy sources. An education in chemistry can lead to further study in materials sciences, biomedical science, bioengineering, chemical engineering, food science, pharmacology, toxicology, oceanography, marine science, medicine, or other health-related fields.

UBC Features:

Research facilities include the Okanagan Regional Chemical Analysis Centre.

Sample Courses:

CHEM 220 – Atomic Structure and Molecular Bonding
CHEM 333 – Spectroscopic Techniques in Organic Chemistry

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What can you do with this major after graduation?

Careers – Chemistry

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Biochemistry (Okanagan), Environmental Chemistry (Okanagan)