Chemistry Department prepares graduates to be responsible, scientifically literate professionals by providing the highest quality undergraduate and masters level chemical education via an innovative modern curriculum as well as faculty-mentored research and internship opportunities.
The major in chemistry leads to a bachelor of science (BS) degree. The chemistry curriculum is certified by the American Chemical Society.
Students have many opportunities to participate in active research programs carried on by the faculty within the department. Upper-classmen may also participate in research at other universities, local businesses and government laboratories.
The Chemistry Department features state-of-the-industry laboratory equipment with computer interface. Laboratory bench experience includes ready access to computers for simulation and recording purposes. There are five laboratory areas, each dedicated to either general chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry or physical chemistry. Chemistry students also enjoy the use of a 21-station computer lab. (View photos)