link Chemistry Department

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Chemistry Courses at Mission

As a Chemistry student, you'll learn about the elements that make up the world. Chemistry courses explore the periodic table, and prepare you for further study and career options in Biological Sciences, Pharmacy Tech, Nutrition, and in the medical field.

Please Note: Mission College does not offer an AS/AA degree or Certificate of Achievement in Chemistry.

Astronomy Classes

Chemistry Courses

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STEM at Mission

Mission STEM 
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Honors Program

HONORS Program

Jobs for Chemistry Majors
Skills Needed
  • Analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organization and planning
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research
  • Expertise with scientific tools and lab instruments
Explore Career Paths

If you don't know what to major in, or you already have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about Career paths.

Chemistry Career Options

Please note that most jobs for students in the Chemistry require more than two years of college education. If you attend Mission College, the Transfer Center can assist you in seamlessly transitioning to a four-year college or university.