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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • ACS Approved Chemistry ProgramThe Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Gannon University is located on the fourth floor of the Zurn Science Center. We offer undergraduate programs in chemistry and biochemistry, approved by the American Chemical Society, that culminate in the Bachelor of Science degree. We also have a cooperative chemical engineering program that culminates in two Bachelor of Science degrees, a chemical engineering degree from the University of Pittsburgh and chemistry degree from Gannon University. Our students pursue nationally recognized undergraduate chemistry and biochemistry curriculums and have the flexibility to take courses in related scientific fields. Chemistry and biochemistry majors at Gannon University enjoy challenging core courses, interactive laboratory experiences, and exciting opportunities to conduct original scientific research with a faculty mentor. The Department offers to its students the advantages of small class sizes, individual attention, and frequent contact with faculty and staff members.

    Chemistry Students in Various Labs

    Mission Statement

    The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry recognizes the diversity of the backgrounds and career aspirations of students and contributes to their preparation to address global challenges. We offer high-quality learning experiences that position students to transition into graduate programs and professional careers that uses a background in the chemical sciences.

    Vision Statement

    Transforming the future with chemistry for a better world.

    Majors and Minors

    The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry provides three pathways to the Bachelor of Science degree, as well as a minor in Chemistry. Explore our curricula in the links below.