The Chemistry program provides professional preparation for advanced training, research, and employment. It seeks to develop critical thinkers and teaches stu- dents to apply the scientific method in various academic and life applications. A Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree and minor are offered. The chemistry mission is to prepare students for careers in chemistry and chemistry related areas, such as, health, environmental, and forensics, in the industry, government, and education sectors as well as for pursuit of graduate and professional degrees and to provide a supportive learning environment in which students can develop to their maximum potential.