The Chemistry program is designed to prepare students for industrial or government laboratory work or graduate work in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Additionally a strong Chemistry foundation is necessary for students entering the professional health fields, especially the pre-professional programs such as Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pharmacy and Medical Technology. The Earth Sciences program at LCSC emphasizes the environmental science career field by offering an Environmental Geochemistry emphasis within the Chemistry major. This program couples a solid foundation in analytical chemistry with the deductive thinking skills, three-dimensional visualization skills, and fundamental understanding of earth materials that the earth sciences offer.
Students graduating in this program are prepared for careers in the geo-technical industry as well as continuing their education in a graduate program in the Environmental Earth Sciences.