Chemistry | Casper College, Wyoming

Chemistry

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In the chemistry program at Casper College, you'll develop the lab skills and science knowledge you need to succeed at a four-year institution, as well as in your future science career.

You'll be challenged by a combination of classroom and lab work. Alongside your chemistry professors, you'll gain hands-on lab experience. You'll develop critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills. 

This is a transfer program for those intending to pursue a bachelor's degree at a four-year institution.

Employment and advanced education info

After receiving a bachelor’s degree, graduates may be employed in a variety of industries, including food and beverages, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, petroleum and energy, commercial and fine chemicals, lab analysis, environmental monitoring and testing, and many others.

Learn more about wage ranges for chemists in Wyoming and across the U.S., as well as the general employment profile for chemists.

If you want to continue you studies beyond a bachelor's degree, options include a master's or doctorate in chemistry, or medical school, which could lead to a career in other health professions or unique opportunities like patent law and other fields requiring a technical and science background.

Degree info

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the course catalog:

Interested in online learning?

All or a portion of the courses in this program may be available online.

Learn more about online programs and courses at Casper College.

Why choose Casper College?

Large, well-lighted laboratories that have the latest in automated ventilation control and many other safety features. Classrooms are spacious and bright. Students benefit from small lecture sections of thirty or less. Laboratory sections are never larger than sixteen. Separate question and answer sessions are held in addition to lectures.

Faculty offer courses, with laboratories, in introductory, general, organic, and analytical chemistry to serve students majoring in numerous physical and biological sciences including engineering and pre-professional health sciences. Faculty are experienced full-time teachers who are not obligated to direct research programs and who are very accessible to students for out-of-class questions and consultations.

What can you do with a chemistry degree?

You can work in just about any field from the research side all the way to the business side of things.
 
Business
Environmental Consultant
Technical Sales Representative
Pharmaceutical Sales
Marketing Analyst
Food and Drug Inspector
Public Health Educator
Technical Writing

Education
Lab Instructor
Professor
Dietitian

Research
Analytical Chemist
Forensic Chemist
Drug Design & Discovery
Environmental Science
Biotechnologist
Biochemist
Biophysicist
Geochemist
Pharmaceutical Chemist
Materials Scientist
Medicine
Organic Chemist
Pharmacist
Physical Chemist
Perfumer
Petrologist
Pharmacist
Polymer Chemist
Research and Development
Chemical Engineer
Art Conservation

Government Work
Department of Health
Patent Examiner
Analyst
Quality Control Technician
Water Purification Chemist
Pollution Control Technician

Contact

Department Chair;
Chemistry Instructor
Office: PS 312
307-268-2450
Dean, School of Science
Office: PS 132A
307-268-2593
Learn more about the School of Science