Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Taipei, Taiwan
UC Davis undergraduates have the opportunity to spend Spring Quarter in Taipei studying pharmaceutical chemistry at the Academia Sinica, one of the top 20 research institutions in the world. With this specialized program, students earn academic credits and participate in research internships while spending a quarter in Taiwan. In addition, it will provide pharmaceutical chemistry majors with the necessary coursework to earn their degree and non-chemistry majors the unique opportunity to take pharmaceutical chemistry courses. The in-depth research experiences will not only lead to greater exposure to the process of drug discovery, but also will help participants clarify career goals in a myriad of scientific professions.
The application period to study "Pharmaceutical Chemistry in Taiwan" is typically during the Fall Quarter (October through December).
For information about this unique program, including how to participate and when information sessions will be held to discuss further details about the program, please visit the Global Learning Hub (Taiwan).
Coursework Abroad (12-18 Units):
- CHE 130A: Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Part 1)*
- CHE 130B: Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Part 2)*
- CHE 130C: Case Studies in Pharmaceutical Chemistry*
- CHE 150: Natural Products in Chemistry*
- CHE 198: Directed Group Study**
- CHE 199: Special Study (Research Units)**
*Students who have already completed one of these courses may inquire with an Academic Advisor about adding additional research units.
**Students who opt to take research units must take CHE 198 during the Winter Quarter for one unit with Professor Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague. Class typically meets Thursdays from 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM. If you are a non-UC Davis student or you have another class at this time, please contact Professor Gervay-Hague.
Organic Chemistry in Nottingham, England
Complete a key UC Davis organic chemistry sequence in one quarter while studying abroad in historic England. The 128A/B/C plus 129A (lab) sequence serves chemistry, chemical engineering and food science majors and satisfies the organic chemistry requirement for professional schools such as UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. The courses are taught by a UC Davis instructor on-site and are accompanied by a course on the local industry, history and culture. The University of Nottingham is a leader in the field of sustainable chemistry and the East Midlands region is rich in history and natural beauty. Nottingham is two-hours from London by train and short flights away from Dublin, Edinburgh, Amsterdam and beyond.
The application period to study "Organic Chemistry in Nottingham" is typically during the Spring Quarter (March through May).
For information about this unique program, including how to participate and when information sessions will be held to discuss further details about the program, please visit the Global Learning Hub (Nottingham).
Coursework Abroad (14-19 units)
- CHE 128A: Organic Chemistry (3)
- CHE 128B: Organic Chemistry (3)
- CHE 128C: Organic Chemistry (3)
- CHE 129A: Organic Chemistry Lab (2)
- CHE 198: Chemistry and Culture (3)
- CHE 199: Study/Research Internship (optional 1-5)