Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Department offers Bachelor of Science Degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Staff includes 9 full time Ph.D. faculty, and 3 full time staff, who are committed to undergraduate teaching and research. In any 4 years there are from 55 to 75 students majoring in one of the two disciplines. The program is designed to prepare students for professional careers in the physical sciences, the health professions or any of the many fields which are unlocked by a degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry.


“Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there.”
"I never saw myself falling in love with LMU as much as I have."
Biochemistry major reflects on lessons learned from study abroad experience in Germany.
“LMU was everything I could have asked for in a college experience.”
Participating in ACCESS—A Community Committed to Excellence in Scientific Scholarship—helps biochemistry major stay the course.