"The MCLA 化学 Department fosters not only an environment of education and the pursuit of further knowledge, but also a community of understanding, empathy, and 相互尊重. It is important to feel welcome in a place where you will spend several years of your life; I am so grateful I was able to find my home in the 化学 Department, surrounded by professors and fellow students who care deeply about my educational 目的地与自我进化." - 伯纳黛特·迪宁18岁
Our major in 化学 covers basic principles and theories in analytical, organic, inorganic, and physical chemistry. You will gain a working knowledge of chemistry, both factual and theoretical, by examining the composition, structure, properties, 以及物质的反应. You will also learn synthetic skills, laboratory techniques, technical report comprehension, laboratory instrumentation, and chemical safety.
Just as important, you will gain skills in analysis, critical thinking, and problem-solving that you can apply to everyday challenges, and to other fields of study. 毕业 from MCLA with a degree in 化学 provides you with a powerful springboard into 无论你选择什么职业.
Students graduating with a major in chemistry will be able to:
Students graduating with a minor in 化学 will be able to:
Our small classes and engaged faculty encourage you to become adept at scientific inquiry, including designing your own re搜索 and presenting findings at our 本科研究 Conference, as well as at national conferences.
If you're interested in teaching, you can major in 化学 with a concentration 在教育. MCLA has submitted a program for Initial 许可 in 化学, grades 9-12, for approval by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary 教育. Students majoring in 化学 with a concentration 在教育 can prepare for this 许可证.见见我们的教员
化学 is often referred to as the "central" science. 在这个角色中，化学联系在一起 physics and mathematics with biology, medicine, and environmental sciences. 生物技术、 art conservation, medical re搜索, and forensics are also paths that 化学 graduates 可以采取.
For more information contact 化学 Department Chair Dr. 罗伯·哈里斯; 罗伯特。.firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-662-5451.