Earn Your Chemistry & Physics Degree at SWOSU
Welcome to the Department of Chemistry & Physics at SWOSU, where we prepare students for high-tech careers in industry, academics, government, and professional programs like Engineering and Medicine.
Why SWOSU is the Place for Chemistry & Physics
The 14-member, all Ph.D. faculty offers specialized expertise at all levels of instruction, and opportunities to do cutting-edge, publishable research as early as your first year. Moreover, our family-like atmosphere provides the assistance and encouragement that will help you succeed. Graduate schools, corporations, and government agencies all actively recruit our majors, while others find tremendous success in professional school. Let us help you find a career path in Chemistry and Physics!
- B.A. Chemistry What Can I Do With This Degree?
The B.A. Chemistry degree offers great flexibility, allowing specialization in Environmental Chemistry or Biochemistry, or the opportunity to blend chemistry with a second major.
- B.A. Chemistry, Environmental Emphasis What Can I Do With This Degree?
Environmental chemists may work as bench chemists, data analysts, or technical representatives for state and federal government land management and regulatory agencies, remediation firms, or environmental consulting companies.
- B.A. Chemistry, Biochemistry Emphasis What Can I Do With This Degree?
The Biochemistry emphasis allows the application of chemical knowledge to biological mechanism, and is optimized for those who wish to pursue advanced degrees in Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Veterinary Science, or Pharmacy.
- B.S. Chemistry What Can I Do With This Degree?
The B.S. Chemistry degree is ideal to pursue immediate employment in the chemical industry in areas such as pharmaceutics, agriculture, polymers, oil & gas, medicine, textiles, and engineering, or to pursue teaching of the physical sciences in K12.
- B.S. Chemistry Professional What Can I Do With This Degree?
The B.S. Chemistry Professional degree is certified by the American Chemical Society and designed for students who want to be full-fledged, practicing chemists, likely even pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry after graduation. The B.S. Prof. catapults you into leadership careers in industry, academia, government, and entrepreneurship, focusing on areas of research & development, quality control, environment & health, and law & policy.
- B.S. Engineering Physics What Can I Do With This Degree?
Studies in engineering physics lead to careers in industrial research and development, as well as applied science and advanced technology. Career paths may include designing optical, electronic, computing, or mechanical systems for use in data acquisition, measurement, or communications.