Environmental Chemistry (BS)

Illinois Institute of Technology

Date Posted: June 3, 2019
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Tags: chemistry
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


Environmental chemistry is the study of chemical principles and methodologies applicable to environmental phenomena and issues. The only program of its kind in the Chicago area, Illinois Tech’s B.S. in environmental chemistry offers students a rigorous education in traditional chemistry and a structured, interdisciplinary training crossing chemistry and environmental science. Majors in this chemistry-focused environmental science program will learn and discover chemical solutions to environmental issues: pollution of air and water, waste and recycling, climate change, environmental protection and remediation, energy, green chemistry, environmental analytical chemistry, environmental instrumental analysis, environmental toxicology, and more.

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