The major program in chemistry provides a curriculum that accommodates and encourages students with various interests. The major program is organized around a required core of courses in the traditional areas of chemistry. Each course in the core curriculum involves a laboratory component that promotes
- hands-on knowledge of scientific experimentation
- the capacity to interpret experimental data
- an ability to analyze data statistically
- the skill to communicate results
The major also includes elective courses which broaden students' exposure to related areas of science. The chemistry department is accredited by the American Chemical Society.
Students perform experiments during
an Honors Organic Chemistry Lab