Union University

Department of Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

The chemistry program at Union University seeks to serve effectively all students, recognizing different needs, interests, and career goals. The faculty seeks to help students understand the physical world, the methods by which it may be studied, and its relationship to other aspects of the human experience. It is the intention of the faculty to create an environment in which students are challenged to acquire skills in problem solving utilizing the modern methods of science and to study in-depth the chemical processes which characterize life systems while developing an inquiring attitude toward scientific exploration. The curriculum is intended to provide liberal arts students with a working knowledge of science and to meet the needs of students who wish to:

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Please see the Academic Catalogue descriptions for more details and a listing of minors.

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10/21/13 - Will Tucker, Kevin Luy, and Mason English, junior molecular biology majors, connect to the online WebEx session for their biochemistry class in Tucker's apartment. - Matt McDaniel
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Will Tucker, Kevin Luy, and Mason English, junior molecular biology majors, connect to the online WebEx session for their biochemistry class in Tucker's apartment. - Matt McDaniel

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9/28/13 - Gabi Simas, junior chemistry major, talks with James Vo, junior information technology major, and Rachel Robbins, senior music and psychology double major, at the SMACS booth during Union Night on the Great Lawn.  - Anne Richoux
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Gabi Simas, junior chemistry major, talks with James Vo, junior information technology major, and Rachel Robbins, senior music and psychology double major, at the SMACS booth during Union Night on the Great Lawn. - Anne Richoux

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3/15/13 - Robert Duncan, visiting professor of chemistry, takes notes on the science projects presented by local students at the Science Fair held in the Fred Delay Gym.  - Kristi McMurry
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Robert Duncan, visiting professor of chemistry, takes notes on the science projects presented by local students at the Science Fair held in the Fred Delay Gym. - Kristi McMurry

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11/6/12 - Kelsey Woods, freshman chemistry major, begins to rake at the home of a elderly family in South Jackson during the tenth annual Campus and Community Day.  - Ebbie Davis
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Kelsey Woods, freshman chemistry major, begins to rake at the home of a elderly family in South Jackson during the tenth annual Campus and Community Day. - Ebbie Davis

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Undergraduate Areas of Study
  • Biochemistry#
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry* #
  • Medical Technology

  • * Teacher Licensure Available
  • # This major is available also with Discipline-Specific Honors