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 had to find my own way – but I think I came out stronger.”
Biochemistry major reflects on lessons learned from study abroad experience in Germany.
Professor Jeremy McCallum joins with two other faculty members to deliver the “Last Lecture” to seniors.
The longtime professor of chemistry and biochemistry, who helped launch the university's biochemistry program, will travel the world in retirement.