In the Department of Chemistry you'll learn to conduct research while closely working with our faculty members.

The department maintains a wide variety of scientific instruments and state-of-the-art lab equipment. Chemistry majors will learn to:

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of scientific theories and competence in laboratory techniques.
  • Analyze and interpret scientific data based on sound scientific reasoning.
  • Assess scientific questions, and design methods to answer them.
  • Describe scientific results using clear, concise language, and observe technical conventions in written and oral reports.

The Department of Chemistry offers majors in chemistry, chemistry/mathematics, biochemistry, and natural science with a concentration in chemistry. We offer a minor in chemistry, forensic science, and sustainability studies.

Programs

Leadership

Photo of Mark Fischer Mark Fischer

Chair, Professor