The Department of Chemistry is housed within the College of Science.  It is approved and certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS).  Two options are offered that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. Option 1 specifically meets all the requirements of the ACS and the graduates' names are submitted to the ACS and certified by the department. Option 2 provides a solid foundation in chemistry that is suitable for Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, Pre-Pharmacy, and other Pre-Medical Professional students.  The Chemistry Teaching Major leads to a Bachelor of Science Degree with secondary education licensure.  The Chemistry minor, Chemistry Teaching Minor, and a Bachelor of Integrated Studies, BIS, emphasis in Chemistry is 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.  The chemistry faculty’s range of expertise includes Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry.

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Contact Information
Dr. Laine Berghout
Weber State University
2503 University Circle
Ogden, UT 84408-2503
Science Lab Bldg, Rm 502M
(801) 626-6952