Students majoring in chemistry may elect one of five tracks: Professional Chemist, Forensic Science, Secondary Education Certification, Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental or 3-2 Chemical Engineering. All chemistry majors become candidates for the B.S. degree.
Professional Chemist TrackCareer Goal: This track is primarily for students who plan to work as chemists or enter graduate study in one of the chemical sciences after graduation from Westminster. An American Chemical Society certified degree is possible through this track.
Forensic Science TrackThis track is for students who wish to pursue a career in forensic chemistry for the laboratory analysis of forensic evidence, or further graduate study.
Secondary Education Certification TrackCareer Goal: This track is for students who plan to teach high school chemistry.
Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental TrackThis track is for students who plan to apply for admission to medical, dental, optometry or veterinary medicine school.
For more information about Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Professionals at Westminster, also see the Medical Professions Advisory Committee (MedPAC) page.