The Department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry or Biochemistry. The BS degree in Chemistry is approved by the Committee on Professional Training (CPT) of the American Chemical Society (ACS). With the addition of one course, the BS degree in Biochemistry can be certified by the ACS.

Student learning outcomes for the chemistry and biochemistry majors:

  • Students understand essential concepts in chemistry and biochemistry.
  • Students exhibit competence in the chemistry/biochemistry laboratory.
  • Students demonstrate the ability to think critically in analyzing scientific information and problem solving.
  • Students will demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Students are knowledgeable about career opportunities in the chemical sciences.
  • Students appreciate the value of science to society.