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Department of Chemistry


Part of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry! We offer a diverse program within areas of modern chemistry to assure students have versatility and the opportunity to select programs to fit their personal interests. 

The department prepares graduates to be responsible, scientifically literate professionals by providing the highest quality undergraduate and master-level chemical education via an innovative modern curriculum.

Program Offerings


Cannabis Biology & Chemistry, BS

This program provides students with an understanding of chemical and biological principles that are applied to the cannabis science industry. We offer two concentration areas: Analytical and Natural Products.


Chemistry, BS

This program exposes students to a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental theories, concepts, and skills necessary in the chemical sciences. We offer six concentration areas in Chemistry.


Biochemistry, MS

This graduate program prepares students for success and advancement in career and to develop their knowledge and skills in the discipline of Biochemistry studies to professional levels.


Cannabis Biology & Chemistry, MS

This graduate program prepares students interested in the field of cannabis to gain a graduate degree in the science associated with cannabis.

Chemistry, MS

This graduate program prepares students for advancement in fundamental chemistry principles to more advanced questions encountered in industry, government, business, and education.

3+2: Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Cannabis Biology/Chemistry Joint Bachelor of Science/Master of Science

Earn both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Biochemistry, Chemistry and Cannabis Biology/Chemistry in as little as five years.

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Chemistry, Minor

A minor in Chemistry prepares students how to conduct research in the theoretical principles of chemistry as well as in the laboratory approach to problem-solving.

Cannabis Biology & Chemistry, Post-Bachelor Certificate

This Post-Bachelor Certificate is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in biology or chemistry looking gain advanced coursework relevant to cannabis sciences.


Cannabis Biology & Chemistry, Certificate

This certificate program is designed for students with a strong Biology & Chemistry background that wish to apply these skills and knowledge in the area of cannabis science.

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