Department of Chemistry & Physics
The Chemistry program offers undergraduate study leading to a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and pre-professional studies in chemical engineering, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, allied health, and environmental science. The department provides training for students interested in pursuing careers in materials science, nanotechnology, forensic science and biotechnology. The B.A. degree is certified by the American Chemical Society.
The interests of our faculty include the traditional sub-disciplines of Analytical, Physical, Inorganic, Organic and Biochemistry. The department is well-equipped for teaching and research. The majority of our graduates pursue graduate or professional studies. A significant number of chemistry graduates hold important positions in government, academia and industry.