Department of Chemistry and Geology

College of Science, Engineering & Technology |Departments

The Department of Chemistry and Geology is designed to meet the learning and career needs of our students. Geologists are at the forefront of pressing environmental and resource issues. Chemists investigate the properties of substances and have profound effects on our everyday lives.

Biochemistry

Undergraduate | College of Science, Engineering, and Technology | Biochemistry

Biochemistry is a discipline encompassing both biology and chemistry focusing on the study of the molecular aspects of living organisms. The tools and concepts of biochemistry are a foundation to careers in many areas of medicine and research.

Chemistry

Undergraduate | College of Science, Engineering, and Technology | Chemistry

Students graduating with a BS in chemistry have numerous career options available to them. Our alumni work as chemists in many small companies throughout the region as well as in Fortune 500 companies and municipality/government positions.

Geology

Undergraduate | College of Science, Engineering, and Technology | Geology

Geology is the study of the Earth, its materials, and its processes. It concerns itself with solving basic scientific problems and utilizing knowledge of the Earth for the benefit of society.

Science Teaching (K-12)

Undergraduate | College of Science, Engineering, and Technology | Science Teaching (K-12)

The State of Minnesota grants science teacher licensure for grades 5-8 general science, 9-12 Chemistry, 9-12 Earth Science, 9-12 Life Science, and 9-12 Physics.