The Cuesta College Chemistry Program provides interesting and challenging opportunities for students who seek to learn about the atoms and molecules that comprise the building blocks of our world. The study of chemistry leads to a greater understanding of materials, medicine, engineering, forensics, environmental science, geology, molecular biology, agriculture and other related fields. Popular topics include the chemistry of the environment, batteries, fuels, household substances, polymers, and how chemists make the molecules that we use on a daily basis.