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Welcome to the Chemistry Department

Chemistry is a basic science that is continually making important contribution to technological and social progress. The Chemistry Department offers a variety of programs to satisfy a wide range of student career interests. Majors in chemistry will find upper-level chemistry classes small with close student-faculty working relationships. Chemistry and biochemistry undergraduates are encouraged to participate in current research projects under faculty guidance and pursue opportunities with industry and government labs.


  • Undergraduate Chemistry Program

    The Chemistry Department offers several programs that lead to the B.A. or B.S. degree in chemistry, biochemistry, environment chemistry, and chemical physics (joint program with Physics). Students can also earn a minor in chemistry or environmental chemistry.

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  • Our Students

    The chemistry program at CUA emphasizes small class size and individual attention. Located in the District of Columbia, our students have access to a wide variety of educational, service, and professional opportunities.

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  • Our Faculty and Staff

    The Chemistry Department has six full-time Ph.D. chemists who teach all of the courses offered by the department, two emeritus faculty members, a research faculty member, and a full-time laboratory manager. Offices located in Nursing-Biology allow students accessibility to faculty for help in their courses, mentorship, and advising.

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Contact us:

Greg Brewer, Chair
Chemistry Department, B51 NBio
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20064
Phone: 202-319-5396

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