A career in chemistry can lead you to a wide variety of careers in agriculture, education, government and the pharmaceutical industry, among other areas. If you enjoy research, conducting experiments and like working with specialized equipment and computers, consider chemistry for your career path. Chemistry is the science of matter, its characterization, composition, and its transformations. An understanding of chemistry is basic to the physical and biological sciences and fundamental in a variety of occupations. Specialized fields of chemistry are inorganic, organic, physical, nuclear, biochemistry, and chemical engineering. Chaffey College offers the first two years of the baccalaureate degree chemistry curriculum.