Academic Programs

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry provides two primary Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree options: one in Chemistry and another in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Within the Chemistry degree, students can choose from various specializations, including the standard B.S. in Chemistry, the Coatings and Polymeric Materials Option, the Biochemistry Option, the Pre-Professional Option, and the Chemistry Education Option.



Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

This program offers a rigorous curriculum covering foundational principles in chemistry, including organic, inorganic, physical, and analytical chemistry. Students have the flexibility to tailor their studies through elective courses and research experiences.

Chemistry Program Curriculum
NEW Accelerated BS/MS in Chemistry


Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Explore the intricate biochemical processes that govern life at the molecular level. This program combines coursework in chemistry and biology, preparing students for careers in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and healthcare.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Program Curriculum

Accelerated BS/MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Benefits of our Programs

Rigorous Curriculum

Prepares students for success in Chemistry and Biochemistry fields and beyond.

Successful Career Paths

Graduates enter industry or academia, including Medical Schools and Graduate Studies.

Dedicated Faculty

Talented professors engage students inside and outside the classroom in research, clubs, and more.

Small Class Sizes

Ensures individualized attention for students.

Early Research Opportunities

Nearly all students engage in independent research with faculty mentors, often starting in their first year.

Culture of Learning

Encourages learning through questioning, creative study, and an open-door policy for all students and faculty.


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