Department of Chemistry
Division of Natural Sciences
When you study chemistry at Bridgewater, you’ll have a strong understanding of all the basic areas of chemistry (analytical, organic, inorganic, physical, and biochemical). You’ll perform independent research under the guidance of our faculty and present your findings.
If you’re interested in attending pharmacy school, check out our pre-pharmacy program.
If you want to work in environmental fields, explore the environmental science major, which is a joint program with the biology department.
As an applied chemistry major at Bridgewater, you will have the opportunity to build your knowledge by completing lab course work and conducting research projects.
Check out this hybrid of traditional biology and chemistry majors.
Explore the field of chemistry and gain in depth knowledge of principles. A degree in chemistry prepares you to pursue a professional career or graduate school.
The environmental science major is an interdisciplinary major, combining coursework from both the biology and chemistry departments. You can also choose from emphases in environmental chemistry, freshwater resources and wildlife biology.
When you add an applied chemistry minor, you’ll gain an overview of general chemistry and organic chemistry principles. Choose from a variety of courses including environmental chemistry, advanced organic and inorganic chemistry physical chemistry and more.
Adding a physical chemistry minor will give you a foundation of general chemistry principles while also including coursework from the fields of physics and mathematics.
Add a concentration in environmental science to explore the issues around human use and abuse of natural resources.