Featured Events

Aug 17: New Chemistry Students and Parents Potluck

Aug 22: Classes begin for Fall 2018 Semester

Oct 20: Chemistry Science Saturday

Oct 22-26: National Chemistry Week: "Chemistry is Out of This World"

Latest Chemistry Video

300 Years of Element Discovery

Upcoming Seminars

Aug 31st: Dr. Nurcan Vardar-Yel, Altinbas University, Instanbul, Turkey

Sept 7th: Araceli Garcia, McNair Scholars; Dr. Melanie Martin, LSAMP; and Dr. Andrew Gardner, STEM RISE

Sept 14th: Randall Robinson, University of California, Davis

Sept 21st: Dr. Christopher H. Hendon, University of Oregon

Oct 5th: Dr. Michal Marszewski, University of California Los Angeles

Oct 12nd: Dr. Keisuke Ikehata, PACE Advanced Water Engineering

Nov 2nd: Colin Selby, MS, Chemical Engineering, Turlock Irrigation District

Nov 9th: Dr. Bryon Purse, San Diego State University


Outstanding Chapter Award Received by the ACS

The Warriors Chemistry Club, an ACS student affiliate chapter, received an Oustanding Chapter Award for their work done during the 2016-2017 academic year. The club was recognized in the November/December issue of inChemistry magazine and at the 255rd ACS National Meeting in New Orleans. Congratulations!


The Department of Chemistry offers programs of study for students seeking the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Students may also elect to complete a concentration in Environmental Sciences or a Teaching Credential as part of their degree program. Students should consult with their department adviser to determine which degree and program is best suited to their career objectives.

The Chemistry Department is well equipped with modern instrumentation and facilities. Check out our inventory.

Congratulations Class 2018

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2018 Chemistry Graduation Celebration!

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2018 Chemistry Awardees

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