Dr. Charlene Sorensen, Chair
Hall Memorial Building, Room E400
This department contains two disciplines: chemistry and physics.
Chemistry: Chemistry is the study of the composition and reactions of substances. The study of chemistry can apply to a wide variety of fields, including forensic science, environmental studies, the development and testing of medicines, chemical engineering, agriculture and food processing, and research into new energy sources..
Physics: A thorough knowledge of physics can form a basis for work in many areas of modern science and engineering, and can provide an excellent background for the development and application of advanced technologies in medicine, law, and business.
To declare a major in chemistry, a student must have successfully completed the following chemistry courses: