Featured Events

Jan 26: First Day of Classes: Spring 2017

Latest Chemistry Video

Why are Tattoos Permanent?

Upcoming Seminars

Feb. 3rd: E. & J. Gallo Winery

Room & Time: Science 139, 1:00 PM

"Soluble Cell Wall Polysaccharides in Wines: Origins, Structures and Mouthfeel Properties"

Feb. 3rd: Dr. Amanpreet Manchanda

Room & Time: NHS 322, 2:00 PM

"Nanoporous materials for energy, catalysis and biotechnology"

Feb. 10th: Delicato Family Vineyards

"Harvest Internships Opportunities at Delicato Family Vineyards"

Feb. 17th: Matthew Dewitt, bioMerieux Industry, Inc.

"I have a degree: Now What?"


Outstanding Chapter Award Received by the ACS

The Warriors Chemistry Club, an ACS student affiliate chapter, received an Outstanding Chapter Award for their work done during the 2015-2016 academic year. The club will be recognized in the November/December issue of inChemistry and at the 253rd ACS National Meeting in San Francisco. 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.

New Faculty Positions


2017 Chemistry Science Day Volunteers. Thanks!!

Important Dates

Spring 2017 Term

January 26 Spring term begins
March 20-24 Spring Break (Campus Closed)
March 31 Cesar Chavez Day (Campus Closed)
May 17 Last day of Spring Classes

May 18-24 Finals
May 26 Commencement