Chemistry class conducted in Choppin Chemistry Wing

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry

Commitment to excellence

The Department of Chemistry offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Forensic Chemistry. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to the mission of providing both a nationally competitive curriculum and a variety of exciting undergraduate research opportunities.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to our students and their success. Our facilities house an impressive array of instrumentation used directly by undergraduates in both teaching and research laboratories. As a result of our commitment to excellence, our department has experienced dramatic growth over the past decade and our graduates are being accepted into prestigious graduate and medical programs across the country.

student Achievements + Research

Chemistry Scholars

Pictured above are two recent graduates Farihah Haque (’14) (center) and Cameron A. McCormick (’14) (right) with senior chemistry major, Vu D. Nguyen (’15) (left).

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faculty Achievements + Research

Faculty Receive Summer Fellowships

Congratulations to several chemistry faculty for receiving fellowships to support their summer research activities.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Chemistry alumnus wins American Chemical Society’s Helen M. Free Award for Public Service

William F. “Bill” Trammell ’54, 2011 winner of the American Chemical Society’s Helen M. Free Award for Public Service, began volunteering with the National Science Center’s Fort Discovery museum in Augusta, Ga., in 1997.

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