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Chemistry

Department

Name: Chemistry
Location: PS 230
Telephone: 801-863-6017
Email: hancocke@uvu.edu
Web Address: www.uvu.edu/chemistry/
Chair: Daren Heaton
 
 

Mission Statement

The Chemistry Department is dedicated to providing a high quality chemistry education for the students at Utah Valley University. The department offers a wide variety of classes to support other departments and to provide excellent training leading to a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Physics Education. The chemistry faculty is committed to encouraging students to learn and to do research not only in their course work, but in their lifelong careers.

 
 

Chemistry

  • Administrative Support: Kellie D. Hancock
  • Telephone: 801-863-6295
  • Email: hancocke@uvu.edu


Advisors:


Pre-Health Professions Counseling:

Staff:

Lab Manager/Instructor: Kris Andress
Lab Manager/Instructor: Craig Moore
Lab Manager/Instructor, Inorganic Chemistry: Tom Strangfeld
Lab Manager/Instructor, Organic Chemistry: Chin Yah Yeh
Manager, Central Stock Room: Keshar Tamrakar

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a bachelor degree in Chemistry will be prepared to work in industry or pursue a graduate degree in chemistry. Current employment opportunities for graduates in Chemistry programs are good.

Graduates with a bachelor degree in Chemistry Education will be prepared to teach chemistry in junior and senior high. Current employment opportunities for graduates from Chemistry Education programs are excellent.

Programs

Students may receive:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an Emphasis in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an Emphasis in Forensic Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with an Emphasis in Professional Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Education

Admission Requirements

A student who wants to pursue a chemistry major should meet with the department chair or chemistry advisor for advisement.

 
 

College of Science & Health

  • Dean: Daniel Fairbanks
  • Office: SB 241
  • Telephone: 801-863-6440
 
 

Degrees & Programs

Courses

Faculty