The Chemistry Department is dedicated to prepare students for rewarding careers in diverse areas such as biology, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, education, and chemistry.

There are a variety of individual, specialized research spaces that include, laboratories and classrooms; instrument labs; modern instruments such as

  • Fourier Transform Infrared spectrometer (FTIR),
  • UV-Visible Light spectrometers, Flame Atomic Absorption spectrometer (AAS),
  • H-1 and C-13 Fourier Transform-Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer (FT-NMR),
  • Flow Injection Analyzer (FIA),
  • Ion Chromatograph (IC),
  • Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS), and
  • Ultra-High Performance Liquid Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (UPLC-MS).


  • Chemistry Technician Certificate (F.6320.CA)

Chemistry Certificate Brochure

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Email any of the full time faculty: Karin Gruet (Department Chair), Rebecca Cherry, Nicholas CorsepiusJodi Kawagoe, Christopher Melton, Eliud MushibeMarina Stavytska-BarbaCatherine Uvarov, Christian Vellandi,  or Seth Yates.

Courses and Information

Courses include general chemistry, introductory general chemistry, preparation for general chemistry, introductory organic and biochemistry, elementary organic chemistry, organic chemistry, and practical quantitative analysis.

To see recommended courses, see the Catalog.  To see upcoming scheduled classes, see the Schedule of Classes


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