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Chemistry and Physics

Old Westbury's Chemistry and Physics Department takes a broad approach to science education that stresses the connections between chemistry, biology and physics and their application in the worlds of research, medicine and industry.

Also central to the experience of undergraduate students in this department is the opportunity to participate first-hand in cutting edge research - an opportunity limited to graduate students on most other campuses.

The Chemistry and Physics Department at SUNY College at Old Westbury offers 3 undergraduate degrees:

  • B.S. in Chemistry which includes an option whereby students can choose to study towards an extended degree that has received certification from the American Chemical Society.
  • B.A. in Chemistry
  • B.A. in Biochemistry

The department also offers two graduate degrees:

  • M.A.T. in Adolescence Education: Chemistry (7-12)

  • M.S. in Adolesence Education: Chemistry (7-12)

    Student Support Resources
    A large number of students within the Chemistry and Physics program have access to career counseling, tutoring, MCAT, DAT and GRE exam preparation through funding from the U.S. Department of Education, the New York State Education Department and the National Science Foundation. These programs also provide tuition assistance and internship opportunities for eligible students.


Did You Know?

35 Old Westbury students gave up their traditional Spring Break rituals in 2006 and instead volunteered their time and effort in New Orleans to aid recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

The JP Morgan Chase Foundation awarded a $50,000 grant to support the Curriculum Materials Center in the College library.

Women's volleyball coach, Marjahna Vickers, was named the 2005-06 College Female Coach of the Year by the Nassau County Sports Commission after leading the Lady Panthers to 21 wins and the most successful season in the program's history.

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