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Major: Environmental Chemistry
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Science
Total credit hours: N/A
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
This major provides students with a strong foundation in chemistry and in the environmental sciences. As an environmental chemist, you’ll monitor what is in the air, water, and soil to study the effects chemicals have on our environment.
Environmental chemistry majors take courses in a variety of disciplines and are prepared to work in this rapidly growing, interdisciplinary field. The liberal arts education you'll receive at Thiel College ensures that you’ll possess the scientific literacy and problem-solving skills associated with all the main branches of chemistry.
Visit our Academic Catalog (2020-2021) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to environmental chemistry majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. An environmental chemistry major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
Environmental chemists are at the forefront of conserving our resources and safeguarding our environment. In business, government and academia the need for them is growing and with a B.S. in environmental chemistry from Thiel College, you’ll be ready to find your place in this important work.
Environmental chemists earn a median annual salary of $61,700* and are working in many different fields, such as:
*Job and salary information from www.academicinvest.com/science-careers/environmental-science-careers