Chemistry class at York College of Pennsylvania


Improving. Creating. Uncovering. A degree in chemistry unlocks a wealth of career possibilities centered around problem-solving.

Whether we realize it or not, chemistry is a huge part of everyday life. From the food we grow to the medicine we take and the machinery we use, chemistry is a growing industry that impacts day-to-day functions. At York College of Pennsylvania, a degree in chemistry can lead to an exciting career.

Our students master the basic principles of chemistry while learning to think and discover new concepts. Access to advanced laboratories and instruments with the guidance of our experienced faculty means our graduates have the tools they need to become the next generation of chemistry leaders.

Every Chemistry student in our major has the opportunity to work on an independent research project and complete internships. Download a transcript of this video.
York College chemistry students working on a project

ChemistryYour future in

Our graduates work for employers such as Adhesives Research, BASF Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dentsply, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson and Johnson, Lancaster Laboratories, Pfizer, Procter and Gamble, Villanova University, and many others. Students have also gone on to graduate school at Penn State University, Syracuse University, Texas A&M, University of Alabama, University of Washington, Vanderbilt University and more.

Program Requirements

Required Courses and Degree Requirements for Graduation
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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

The Green Chemistry Commitment program supports college and university faculty and students in implementing and sharing best practices in green chemistry theory.
Contact Us
Chemistry Department
Jessica M. Fautch, Ph.D.
Chair, Chemistry Department
Campbell Hall, Room 211A
Phone: 717.815.1328
Contact for appt.