The influence of chemistry is all around us, and those who study it have a broad understanding about how our physical world functions.

Students often continue their education in chemistry specializations or work towards a medical degree, and Waubonsee’s Chemistry Program has the faculty and facilities that are a catalyst for student success.


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Studying Chemistry at Waubonsee

From Introduction to Chemistry to Organic Chemistry, our program offers a solid foundation in the courses you need to transfer into the bachelor's degree of your choice, or fulfill general education physical science requirements for your associate degree.

You’ll study in our modern, state-of-the-art labs and use sophisticated equipment normally reserved for junior and senior level courses at universities. Our outstanding faculty will support your work exploring scientific processes and experiments that train you to observe, hypothesize and test theories.

You’ll utilize high degrees of ingenuity, attention to detail, critical thinking and analysis that are valuable in any career you pursue.

Working in Chemistry

Chemical sciences are required for a number of interesting careers—you might be interested in environmental testing or forensic science.

Medical jobs continue to be in high demand, including nursing, radiology, laboratory technology, and other fields.

Engineering, environmental technology, agriculture and some computer science industries also have rewarding roles for chemists.

Meet Your Faculty


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Costs and Payments


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