Chemistry at Kent State Stark
The Department of Chemistry offers a Bachelor of Science with three concentrations or a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry. Many of undergraduate students pursue graduate education in chemistry or biochemistry; others complete professional training in medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy.
Partial Degree Completion at Kent State Stark
Students can complete 2-3 years of study at Kent State Stark before transitioning to the Kent Campus to complete their chemistry degrees.
In addition, we offer a course for individuals with no chemistry background to satisfy the Kent Core Requirements.
Chemistry Minor at Kent State Stark
Effective Fall 2014, students can complete all requirements for the chemistry minor at Kent State Stark.
Stark Laboratory Facilities
All of our chemistry laboratory courses meet in room 208 East Wing. This laboratory is equipped with standard instrumentation and glassware, including: Perkin Elmer FTIR spectrometer HPLC UV-Visible Spectrophotometers Digital pH meters Fume hoods.
About 42 percent of chemistry graduates find employment in government research and analysis, forensic science, industrial research and development and manufacturing in fields such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, cosmetics, materials (liquid crystals, plastics, ceramics, paints and coatings, composites, nanotechnology), energy (petrochemicals, biofuels, energy storage), agriculture, the food industry, environmental science (water resource management, pollution monitoring), and instrument design. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)