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Chemistry and Physics Division

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Chemistry and Physics Division
Academic Programs
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Chemistry

Fundamentally, chemistry is the study of the matter in the universe and how it changes. Modern chemistry is central to our lives and impacts diverse fields such as medicine, energy generation, cosmetics, food production, and more.

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Biochemistry

Fundamentally, chemistry is the study of the matter in the universe and how it changes. Modern chemistry is central to our lives and impacts diverse fields such as medicine, energy generation, cosmetics, food production, and more. The curriculum for chemistry majors is varied and includes specialization in various areas, one of which is biochemistry. Biochemistry combines the traditional study of chemistry with the added biology courses that provide a foundation in both of the natural science fields.

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Forensic Chemistry

Fundamentally, chemistry is the study of matter in the universe and how it changes. Modern chemistry is central to our lives and impacts diverse fields such as medicine, energy generation, cosmetics, food production, and more. The curriculum for chemistry majors is varied and includes specialization in various areas, one of which is forensic chemistry. Forensic chemistry is the application of chemistry to questions of criminal and civil law and encompasses toxicology and the chemical analysis of evidence.