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Chemistry - Environmental Chemistry

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles
Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Environmental Activist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Agricultural Agent
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Biochemist
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Lawyer
  • Environmental Regulator
  • ​Chemical Engineer
  • Toxicologist
  • Waste Management Technician
  • Soil Scientist
  • Pollution Engineer
  • Range Manager

Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Chemistry Club, UHD group
  • Center for Urban Agriculture & Sustainability, UHD
  • American Chemical Society
  • Texas Association of Environmental Professionals

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What is B.S. in Chemistry with Environmental Chemistry?

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a concentration in Environmental Chemistry is particularly appropriate for students’ interested working in the chemistry industry, state regulatory agencies involved in environmental monitoring, as well as graduate studies in chemistry and environmental sciences. Topics that are of interest to this major are radioactivity, carbon dioxide levels, endangered species and toxic chemicals. Some of the courses included in this area are organic chemistry, physical chemistry, geology, quantitative analysis and biochemistry.





Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Technical Communication
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science*
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering*
  • Master of Science in Microbiology*
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry*
  • Master of Science in Chemistry*
  • Juris Doctor (Law)*

Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offer field experiences to students pursuing an Environmental Chemistry degree.

  • Memorial Hermann
  • Bayou Land Conservancy
  • EDP Renewables
  • RiceTec
  • Houston Zoo
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • City of Houston, Health & Human Services
  • UT Medical Branch Galveston
  • UT MD Anderson
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Houston Renewable Energy Group
  • Mad Science of Houston

Last updated 3/25/2022 7:24 AM