Featured Events

Oct 20: Chemistry Science Saturday

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

Latest Chemistry Video

Yellowstone Steaming Acid Pools of Death

Upcoming Seminars

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

"Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous TiO2 and SiO2 from colloidal and molecular precursors"

Oct 12nd: Dr. Keisuke Ikehata, Univ. of California, Irvine

"Developing a Novel Photobiological Water Treatment Process Uisng Brackish Water Diatoms"

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

"Engineering Graduate School and Work After CSU Stanislaus"

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

"Fluorescent Nucleoside Analogues with New Properties and Structure-Photophysics Relationships"

Nov 16th: Bryant Blair & Jared Stillford, E&J Gallo Winery

"Pink Wine Color Specifications by Tristimulus Color Analysis"


Outstanding Chapter Award Received by the ACS

The Warriors Chemistry Club, an ACS student affiliate chapter, received an Commendable Chapter Award for their work done during the 2017-2018 academic year. The club was recognized in the November/December issue of inChemistry magazine and at the 257rd ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida. 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.

2018 Nobel Prize

  The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 

National Chemistry Week

October 21-27, 2018

Chemistry is out of this world