Chemistry Department

Possible career opportunities

Chemists identify and solve problems by applying logic, scientific thinking, and knowledge of natural laws. Chemistry majors work in educational settings and in government, nonprofit charities, or research foundations. Chemists work in manufacturing companies, cosmetic companies, environmental assessment firms, medical laboratories, petroleum companies and pharmaceutical companies. They also can become health administrators, and physicians (all specialties). Many careers require more than two years of college study.


 Chemistry class schedules

For currently available Chemistry classes, please use our searchable schedule.


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Contact Us

Chair: Jean Ruehl
925-969-4221
jruehl@dvc.edu
PS-245
Division: Physical Science and Engineering
925-969-4231
Directory: Chemistry faculty and staff