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Choosing to pursue a degree in Furman University's Chemistry Department will prepare you to solve global challenges related to health, security, and energy independence. Our students work on cutting-edge research in a laboratory environment, and are exposed to modern instrumentation and technology. As a result, our students are among the nation's leaders in publishing and presenting their findings on contemporary problems including:​​​​

  • ​Preparing and characterizing novel nanomaterials
  • Understanding the chemistry of living systems
  • Developing new energy technologies
  • Expanding the toolbox for chemical and medical diagnostics
  • Synthesizing natural products and pharmaceuticals
With a degree from Furman, you'll be prepared to pursue an advanced degree or career at some of the nation's top graduate schools, medical schools and businesses.
  • Chemistry Major

     Major in Chemistry

    Choose from three tracks of study: chemistry, biochemistry or environmental chemist​ry​.

  • Furman Chemistry Faculty

     Career Paths

    Prepare for the job market or an advanced degree.
  • Chemistry Research

     Conduct Research

    Work in the lab with Furman faculty who are leaders in their field.

  • Furman Chemistry Career Paths


    See publications co-authored by faculty and students in peer-reviewed journals.

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