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Chemistry is the science of the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of matter, especially of atomic and molecular systems. Students may take courses to prepare for a chemistry major, to fulfill general education requirements, and to meet prerequisites for related courses and programs.

Careers options include the medical, health, engineering, industrial, governmental, environmental, and teaching fields.

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