The Department of Chemistry offers programs of study for students seeking a Bachelor of Arts or a 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 are best suited to their career objectives.

The Chemistry Department is well equipped with modern instrumentation and facilities.
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Dr. Shara

Chemistry News

Dr. Gönül Schara was awarded a four-year NIH SC3 Grant to synthesize high-value drug metabolites using native and protein-engineered activities of an oxygenase enzyme for research use in preclinical drug development. Congratulations!

Join us for our Chemistry Seminar Series!

February 2: Seth Hidalgo, DEA Western Laboratory "Forensic Drug Chemistry with the DEA" 

February 9: Christopher Reed, Sandia National Laboratories
"Opportunities and Internships at Sandia National Laboratory" 

February 16: Jennifer Branyan, California Environmental Protection Agency 
"Beyond the Lab Bench: Safer Consumer Products Program"


March 1: Dr. Tara deBoer, BioAmp Diagnostics

March 8: Jose Godinez Castellanos, USC PhD Candidate

March 15: Renee Engle-Goodner, Gallo Winery

March 22: TBD

April 12: TBD

May 3: Patricia Ayson, University of Notre Dame, PhD candidate

Updated: February 05, 2024