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Chemistry

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

Your future in Chemistry

Our graduates work for employers such as Adhesives Research, BASF Corporation, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dentsply, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson and Johnson, Lancaster Laboratories, Pfizer, Proctor 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.
Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, Medical Lab and Respiratory are all Allied Health degrees at York College

Interested in a career in medicine? Health Professions

Our cross-disciplinary Health Professions program runs in coordination with Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences departments. It offers hands-on, clinical lab experience in professional areas distinct from medicine, dentistry, and nursing, with nearby York Hospital offering the perfect setting to learn.

Program Requirements

Required Courses and Degree Requirements for Graduation
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Contact Us
Chemistry
James Foresman, Ph.D., Coordinator
Campbell Hall, Room 211A
Phone: 717.815.1384
jforesman@ycp.edu
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