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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Department of Chemistry


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Main Departmental Office
Chemistry Building, Room 101

Mailing Address:
1155 Union Circle #305070
Denton, TX 76203-5017
940-565-2713
Fax: 940-565-4318

E-mail: chem@unt.edu
Web site: chemistry.unt.edu

Undergraduate Advising Office
Chemistry Building, Room 207
940-565-3554
Fax: 940-369-8474

Michael G. Richmond, Chair

Faculty  

 

Chemistry, the study of matter and its reactions, provides a basic understanding needed to deal with a variety of societal and scientific needs, including energy, food production, health and medicine, biotechnology, new materials, environmental concerns, new processes, and national defense. Chemistry is a science central to the study of medicine, biology and modern physics.

Current frontiers of experimental and theoretical chemical investigation involve the areas of chemical reactions and reactivity, synthesis, analytical methods, catalysis, materials and life processes.

Preprofessional programs

See “Preprofessional studies ” in the College of Science section of this catalog.

Programs of study

All programs are listed below. The department offers a chemistry minor, a chemical technicians minor and a series of courses designed to prepare students to sit for the certification examinations in chemistry or physical sciences.

Recipients of the BS in Chemistry, and in some cases the BA, are certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS) if all requirements for professional training of chemists are met. Courses required for ACS certification may be obtained from the department’s Undergraduate Affairs Committee.

Mathematics and Science Secondary Teaching

Individuals interested in pursuing certification in math or science teaching at the secondary level may wish to pursue a minor through the Teach North Texas program. See “Teach North Texas ” in the College of Science section of this catalog.

Forensic Science certificate

Students who major in chemistry may wish to complete the Forensic Science certificate .

Programs

    MajorsMinorsSecondary Teacher Certification

    Courses

      Chemistry

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