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Chemistry is the study of the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of matter, especially of atomic and molecular systems. This major can equip a student for graduate or professional study or for entry level positions in laboratories or businesses.

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Educational Focus

  • Graduate School Preparation
  • Professional Study Preparation
  • Laboratory Positions
  • Business Positions
Feel the Chemistry
Biochemist
Food Technologist
Forensic Scientist
Toxicologist
Chemical Engineer
Healthcare Chemistry Careers
What Kinds of Students Major in Chemistry?
Curious
Analytical
Leaders
Strong communicators (written and verbal)
Strong in math
Works well with hands

Staff Contacts

Dr. Angela Peverly

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

apeverly@eureka.edu (309) 467-6493

Sanders Hall Room 402
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530

Dr. Yuxiang (Alice) Zhao

Associate Professor of Chemistry

yzhao@eureka.edu

Sanders Hall
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530

“I have succeeded in the Chemistry program here at Eureka College because of the specified, rigorous course work and the involved professors. The professors truly care about your understanding of the course material and involvement.”"

Kaitlin Russell Class of 2018

99%

Eureka College graduates are employed or in graduate programs within six months of graduation.