Wofford chemistry majors can choose between two tracks, one for students planning to pursue an advanced degree in chemistry or obtain a job as an industrial chemist and the other for students planning to enter a medical field. Both require extensive work in Wofford’s state-of-the-art laboratory facilities.

Jameica Hill

Meet Dr. Jameica Hill

Dr. Jameica Hill is involved in promoting the interest of women and minorities in science as possible career choices by targeting middle and high school students as well as Wofford undergraduates. She uses technology in her teaching to enhance student understanding, and she enjoys teaching forensic science.

Jennifer Elyea

Meet Caroline Sargent '21

Caroline Taylor Sargent was a chemistry and mathematics double major. She was a peer tutor for the chemistry and math departments and a lab assistant in the chemistry department. She was Western Carolinas American Chemical Society’s Outstanding Senior. She was named Panhellenic Woman of the Year for 2020-21. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry at Georgia Tech, where she has earned a fellowship.

Recent graduates in chemistry are working as:

Chemical sales staff
Environmental consultants
Forensic chemists
Industrial chemists
Medical school faculty
Occupational safety specialists
Pharmaceutical sales representatives
Physician assistants
Research chemists

Chemistry students have completed post-graduate studies at:

Clemson University
Duke University
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emory University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Harvard University
Johns Hopkins University
Medical University of South Carolina
Ohio State University
Purdue University
University of South Carolina
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of North Carolina
University of South Carolina
University of Tennessee
Rice University
Vanderbilt University
Wake Forest University