Chemistry Student Experience

Baker chemistry students have a multitude of opportunities for involvement in and out of the classroom. Small class sizes allow you to get maximum interaction with classmates and professors. Chemistry students are also privy to a number of activities beyond the classroom.

Lab Time

As part of the Baker curriculum, most of your courses in chemistry and the sciences will be accompanied by a lab period, in which you will be actively engaged in the practical application of scientific theories. Recognizing that application is essential in the natural and physical sciences, our curriculum provides you ample opportunity to be involved in research in and out of the classroom.


Baker students have been successful in obtaining Research Experiences for Undergraduates. Held at major research universities in the summer, REUs are opportunities for undergraduate students in the fields of math, science and technology to take part in major research projects. REUs can offer you experience in various practical applications of scientific theories and principles.


At Baker, we encourage students to engage in as many real-world experiences as possible, allowing you to earn practical experience while developing the skills and knowledge needed in the many fields you may want to enter with your degree in chemistry.