Why Chemistry at E&H?

Because our top priority is making you successful after graduation.


Chemistry graduate placements 2008-2022

Top employers for our students include Eastman, BAE Systems, UPM Pharmaceuticals, and Tempur Pedic (all located between 30 to 75 miles of campus).

World of Work

  • <h4 class="lw_blurbs_title"></h4><div class="lw_blurbs_body"><ul><li aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Learn by doing</span><ul><li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop analytical and synthetic chemical lab methods that match the content in your courses</span></li><li>Gain hands-on experience with instrumentation, computational software, and data analysis techniques </li><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Complete an internship and/or research project of your choosing</span></li></ul></li><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Hone data management, written and oral communication, and critical thinking skills</span><ul><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collect, analyze, and write reports based on your experimental work using industry standard practices of data collection and dissemination</span></li><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="2"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Complete a comprehensive oral exam where you utilize, summarize, and communicate the knowledge you have obtained in your major</span></li></ul></li></ul></div>

Representative professional programs our students pursue:

  • South Carolina (Medicine)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (Medicine)
  • East Tennessee State University (Pharmacy)
  • Medical School of Eastern Virginia (Medicine)
  • University of Tennessee (Medicine)
  • Texas Tech University (Medicine)
  • University of North Carolina (Pharmacy)
  • Appalachian School of Pharmacy (Pharmacy)
  • University of Tennessee (Pharmacy)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (Physician’s Assistant)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Physician’s Assistant)
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (Medicine)
  • Campbell University (Pharmacy)

Handcraft this Major

  • <h4 class="lw_blurbs_title"></h4><div class="lw_blurbs_body"><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Choose a degree option:</span></p><ul><li style="list-style-type: none;"><ul><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="3">Bachelor of Arts <ul><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="3">Design the major to fit your interests by choosing electives and support courses that align with your career aspirations </li></ul></li><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="3">Bachelor of Science <ul><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="3">An American Chemical Society aligned major giving a broad based chemistry foundation for pursuit of a variety of career paths </li><li style="font-weight: 400;" aria-level="3">For detailed career options in the chemical sciences click <a href="https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/careers/chemical-sciences.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">here</a></li></ul></li></ul></li></ul></div>

Representative graduate programs our students pursue:

  • Texas A&M (Materials Science)
  • University of Tennessee (Chemistry)
  • University of North Carolina (Accounting)
  • Johns Hopkins (Materials Science)
  • Baylor (Chemistry)
  • Notre Dame (Materials Science)
  • University of Kentucky (Chemistry)
  • University of Wisconsin (Materials Science)
  • UC Berkeley (Materials Science)
  • University of Wisconsin (Genetics)
  • University of Illinois (Plant Biology)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Materials Science)
  • University of Kentucky (Public Health)
  • Cedar Crest University (Forensics)
  • North Carolina State (Comparative Biomedical Sciences)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (Polymer Science and Engineering)
  • University of Colorado (Chemistry)
  • Vanderbilt (Medical Sociology)
  • Georgian Tech (Materials Science)
  • UCLA (Chemistry)