- How to make an HIV vaccine?
- How do chemical reactions change in confined spaces?
- How to make environmentally friendly catalysts?
These questions make up just some of the research that Chemistry faculty at Brandeis are working on. Undergraduate students are given the opportunity to develop extensive, practical experience through laboratory courses. Also, the Chemistry program emphasizes undergraduate research and encourages it’s undergraduate students to become involved in laboratory research as soon as they are ready.
The undergraduate chemistry major offers training in modern chemistry, covering the major subfields – biochemistry, inorganic, organic, and physical.
What a chemistry degree from Brandeis prepares you for
The chemistry major provides a solid preparation for professional work in chemistry and related fields; for study at the graduate level in chemistry in other related fields such as biochemistry, environmental science, pharmacology, etc.; for professional schools (e.g., medicine, dentistry); and for understanding the technological and scientific issues today.
Undergraduate chemistry at Brandeis offers the following options:
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Science
- Combined B.A./M.A. Program