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Undergraduate Programs

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Chemistry is the study of chemical nature of all materials, polymers, solids, metals, gas and water (especially in health and environmental context) and their interaction with other materials and environments.

Chemistry BA & BS

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Biochemistry is the study of chemical components of living creatures — from viruses to mammals — to explain how and why chemical reactions happen.

BioChemistry BS

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The study of the chemical composition of Earth and the other planets, geochemistry provides an interdisciplinary background to deal with the complex problems involving the environment, business and industry, and public policy.

Geochemistry BS

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4+1 Pathway


Our unique 4+1 pathway allows a Chemistry Major to begin the MBA program during their senior year. Students in this pathway will obtain a Chemistry BA/BS, Business Minor, and MBA degrees over five years (few summer and winter session classes are included). For MBA, both on-campus and online options are available, therefore students may choose to complete their fifth year remotely. It will prepare the students who are interested in the business side of the chemistry, such as pharmaceutical sales, marketing, or management.

Chemistry MBA




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In a world where everything is becoming increasingly interdisciplinary, a chemistry minor would be an excellent complement to several majors, especially in biological science, physics, engineering, earth science and business. If you are already majoring in a science program, it may take less credits for you to complete the program due to similar course requirements.

Chemistry Minor Courses


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Forensic Science

The forensic science minor has been developed jointly by the Chemistry and Public Justice Departments and is specifically designed for students planning careers related to law and law enforcement. The program strengthens the student's scientific background while, at the same time, giving expertise in the application of science to law.

The program includes two chemistry specific courses. CHE 305, Criminalistic Chemistry, is a survey of scientific techniques in collection, analysis and interpretation of physical evidence arising from a crime incident. CHE 405, Forensic Science, is an in-depth study of methods and techniques used in the analysis of physical evidence in crime lab. In addition, the program offers research opportunities related to forensic science.

Forensic Minor Courses


Chemistry Department

296 Shineman


Phone: 315.312.3048

Email: [email protected]