Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Department offers Bachelor of Science Degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Staff includes 12 full time Ph.D. faculty, and 3 full time staff, who are committed to undergraduate teaching and research. In any 4 years there are about 100 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.

Erica Choe
Senior wins top research prize at a environmental and chemistry meeting.
Research with professors helped senior and Gates Cambridge Scholar find his passion.
Explore different research topics students can participate in

Events

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Hands-on research and faculty mentoring give students deeper insight into disciplines and careers.
Faculty posing with Iggy
LMU adopted the Green Chemistry Commitment, an agreement to educate students on designing chemical products that reduce/eliminate the generation of hazardous substances.
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Faculty panel discuss their professional journey and offer insight into becoming professors.