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Department of Chemistry

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Department Chair: Laine Berghout
Location: Tracy Hall Science Center, Room 255H
Telephone Contact: Colleen Boam 801-626-6952
Professors: Laine Berghout, Charles Davidson, Todd M. Johnson, Andreas Lippert, Barry A. Lloyd, Michelle Paustenbaugh, Edward Walker; Associate Professors: Don Davies, Timothy Herzog; Assistant Professors: Brandon Burnett, Tracy Covey; Instructor: Carol Campbell

The Department of Chemistry is approved and certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Two options are offered which lead to the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. Option 1 meets all the requirements of the ACS and the graduate’s names are submitted to the ACS and certified by the department. Option 2 provides a good foundation in chemistry that is suitable for Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Pharmacy, and other Pre-Medical Professional students who need a sound chemical background. The Chemistry Teaching Major leads to a Bachelor of Science Degree with secondary education licensure. A Chemistry Minor and a Chemistry Teaching Minor are also available. The two-year Chemical Technician Program, leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree or a Certificate of Skill Proficiency, is designed to emphasize skills required for employment as a technician in chemical laboratories.

Physical Science Composite Teaching Major

See the Department of Physics  section in this catalog for program requirements.


Chemistry Course Descriptions  


    Associate of Applied ScienceInstitutional CertificateBachelor of ScienceEmphasis Option for Bachelor of Integrated Studies

       BIS emphases are also offered for most programs with a minor.

    MinorTeaching MinorHonors, Departmental

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