UVA Wise's chemistry major prepares students to be successful, professional chemists through courses instilling a broad base of both scientific knowledge and professional skills.

Whether you intend to move into an industrial position, pursue graduate study in a chemical field, or enter into another professional career track that requires rigorous scientific training, you will benefit from being able to build on a strong background including chemical knowledge, laboratory competency and safe laboratory practices, oral and written communication skills, familiarity with the chemical literature, and experience with working both independently and as part of a team.

Learn more about studying chemistry at UVA Wise by consulting the College Catalog.

Teacher Licensure in Chemistry

Teacher Licensure in Chemistry may be obtained by completing either the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Science with a Major in Chemistry and also completing the professional education requirements for secondary school licensure. Students should consult the Director of Teacher Education for specific requirements.


View course descriptions in the College Catalog.



Professor of Physical Chemistry