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Chemical & Physical Sciences Department

Why Chemical and Physical Science?

Our department boasts a successful employment track record of placing science teachers at the middle school and high school levels. With well-equipped classrooms and laboratories, individualized instruction and low student-to-faculty ratios, we know you'll be impressed with your chemistry degree, or any other offered by our department.


Careers suitable for chemistry degrees include:

  • Positions with chemical laboratories and government agencies
  • Teachers
  • The pursuit of graduate degrees in the sciences

Clubs & Organizations

  • General Science Club

    The primary purpose of the General Science Club is to organize activities and to educate the Westfield community on science related topics

    General Science Club Constitution