Whether you dream of investigating a cure for cancer, creating revolutionary materials or improving our natural environment, all paths start with chemistry. CapU’s chemistry courses build a bridge to careers in the fields of science and engineering.
Why study chemistry at CapU?
A medical researcher investigating new chemical compounds. An astronaut retrieving and repairing a communication satellite. An environmentalist devoted to saving endangered species in the tropical rainforests. A patent lawyer providing financial and marketing advice to a large industrial company.
What do these professionals have in common? The answer is remarkably simple – they’re all chemists.
Chemistry is the study of matter and energy. It gives us a better understanding of the world around us. Learning this foundational science will enhance your analytical thinking and provide a stepping stone to a variety of exciting careers.
Our broad range of courses
Our chemistry department offers a complete selection of university transferable courses at the first- and second-year levels as well as third- and fourth-year courses within the Bachelor of Science degree.
Each course includes a lab component, giving you hands-on experience conducting experiments that parallel what you’re learning in class. You’ll learn the fundamental theories of chemistry and foundational lab techniques such as how to conduct and write up an experiment.
Career paths and further education
Our courses offer the flexibility to try different subjects before narrowing your focus to a specific field. Courses can be applied toward the Bachelor of Science and Associate of Science degrees at CapU. They can also be transferred to Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Applied Science degrees at other institutions.
Studying chemistry can lead to a broad range of careers, from nursing and other occupations in the medical field to dentist assistants, dentists, scientists and pharmacologists.