Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Why Choose Chemistry at WIU?

  • Student training by faculty on modern instrumentation used in industry, academia, and government laboratories
  • Individualized research experience provides students with relevant work experience
  • Over 100 students have in recent years published research articles as coauthors with chemistry faculty
  • Build an impressive resume necessary for successful job placement and acceptance to graduate, pharmacy, dental, and medical schools
  • Hundreds of students have in the past five years been funded to travel to state, regional, national, and international conferences to present research, establishing career networks with leading academic, government and industry laboratories

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

    • PharmD Program UIC, Rockford, IL
    • SigmaAldrich, St. Louis, MO
    • Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL
    • Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health, Kirksville, MO
    • PhD placements at Notre Dame, Texas A&M, Michigan State University and University of Illinois