Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences

Chemistry by its very nature, is the central science, critical for understanding essentially all other areas of science related to plants, animals, energy, and the environment. In today’s modern world, you simply cannot escape the necessity of understanding chemistry.  

Applied Biological Sciences Biology, as a science, has evolved from the days of Darwin studying finches to understanding the world, including plant and animal populations, medicine, and energy and the environment, at the biochemical, genetic, and molecular level.  

The outstanding faculty in the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biological Sciences invites you to spend a few minutes browsing our web information. You will discover that we can prepare you for a meaningful and productive career in chemistry or the diverse areas comprising the biological and biomedical sciences.  

The department offers undergraduate chemistry courses leading to an ACS-certified BS in chemistry.  The department also offers courses in the biological sciences, and a BS in applied biological sciences is available beginning in Spring 2013.