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About chemistry. Chemistry is the basic science that deals with the composition and transformation of matter. It often involves hands-on or computational experiments to understand and control matter at the molecular level. Chemistry is also central to major societal issues including health care, energy, protection of the environment, and the provision of food, shelter, and a vast array of industrial products. Modern chemistry is highly interdisciplinary. Chemists work with biologists to understand life processes, with physicians to design new drugs and medicines, with physicists and geologists to probe outer and inner space, with ecologists to improve the environment, and with engineers and technical managers to provide materials and energy for a better life.

Chemistry at UB. Undergraduate students at the University at Buffalo learn in both classroom and laboratory settings and can specialize in analytical, inorganic, medicinal, organic, and physical chemistry. More than half of our graduates attend graduate or professional schools. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry often work as bench chemists in industry, hospitals, and government labs. Chemistry is an effective pre-med, pre-law or pre-business program. An increasingly popular career choice for chemistry majors is teaching in secondary schools by completing a minor in Teacher Education through the Teacher Education Institute in the Graduate School of Education.

The links to the left provide details about our undergraduate program. If you need further information, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Email: chemug@buffalo.edu
Tel: (716) 645-6626
Fax: (716) 645-6963

Mailing Address
Chemistry Undergraduate Program Office
Attention: Connie Carlino
Secretary to Undergraduate Director
Department of Chemistry
363 Natural Sciences Complex
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY 14260-3000
USA

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Professor Jerome B. Keister
Email: keister@buffalo.edu
Tel: (716) 645-4205
Fax: (716) 645-6963

Secretary to Undergraduate Director
Connie Carlino
Email: chemug@buffalo.edu
Tel: (716) 645-6626
Fax: (716) 645-6963