The Chemistry Department offers courses which are intended to introduce students to the descriptive and theoretical foundations of the chemical sciences.
Within the major, the department provides a core of basic information in the chemical sciences permitting the pursuit of a number of educational and career pathways. For students majoring in related sciences, chemistry courses are offered which support and complement the major programs in those disciplines.
The faculty encourage and supervise undergraduate research. Each student must complete a research project and thesis to graduate.