Chemistry is the study of matter and the changes it
undergoes. The study of chemistry is broad and far-reaching, the perfect
discipline to be part of a liberal arts and sciences education such as
There are so many questions that are answered by chemistry –
and even more that are yet to be answered. In our modern lives, we are living
longer and more productive lives through chemistry. Of course, the pathway to
some of those inventions has been littered with the casualties of the misuse or
misunderstanding of chemistry. With the knowledge this history in chemistry
provides, humans can move forward using chemistry to benefit the planet with
concern for the environment and its limited resources.
If you have an innate curiosity and a scientifically
oriented mindset, you could choose chemistry or biochemistry as your path of
study. The solution to problems as diverse as cures for diseases and answers to
world energy needs, just to name a few, will be unlocked through innovative
research that includes chemical principles.