The college is closed Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Only essential personnel report to work.

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The Department of Chemistry was established in 1904. It offers instruction and research experience in all major areas of chemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department is accredited by the American Chemical Society and offers options in standard chemistry, biochemistry, and environmental chemistry. The Chemistry department in conjunction with the School of Education also has an undergraduate option in secondary school teaching. For more information on the bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs, click at the corresponding link on the menu.


Spring 2015 Registration information
  • The course, Biochemistry 1, formerly CHEM 45902, is now CHEM 32002 in CUNYfirst.
  • The course, Physical Biochemistry, formerly CHEM 33500, is now CHEM 43500 in CUNYfirst.
  • Note: Biochemistry 1 is now a PREREQUISITE for Physical Biochemistry.
  • The Chemistry department is offering a new undergraduate and masters course, RNA Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, CHEM 58208 and CHEM A8208.  The prerequisite for CHEM 58208 is a C grade or higher in Biochemistry 1 AND Physical Biochemistry.