2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Mar 03, 2024  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry Department


Gregory D. Phelan, chair
Bowers Hall, Room 38
(607) 753-4323
Fax: (607) 753-5928
 

Email: chemistry.department@cortland.edu     
www.cortland.edu/chemistry/

School

Arts and Sciences

Faculty

David Collins, Karen Downey, Gregory D. Phelan, Frank Rossi, Michael Von Tersch, Jeffrey Werner

Adjunct Faculty

For a listing of adjunct faculty see the Faculty and Administration  section.

Programs Offered

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Adolescence Education: Chemistry (7-12)

Majors Offered

Biochemistry
Chemistry
Adolescence Education: Chemistry (7-12)
Chemistry leading to the 3+2 Engineering Program

Concentration Offered

Environmental Science

Minors Offered

Chemistry

Description

Study of chemistry prepares students for laboratory, sales and management positions in industry; for advanced study in all fields related to chemistry; for teaching careers in chemistry and related sciences. Students use modern chemical instrumentation and are actively involved in research projects. Learning proceeds through a balance of theoretical (classroom) and practical (laboratory) experiences. The chemistry program is approved by the American Chemical Society.

Special Features

  • Small classes, personal attention
  • Student use of the most modern instruments and methods
  • Extensive laboratory experience
  • Opportunities to cooperate with faculty in original research
  • Excellent record of graduate school placements and fellowships

Requirements

  1. Degree requirements  listed in this catalog apply to all of the majors offered by this department. 
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: B.A. – 90 credit hours;
    B.S. – 60 credit hours.

Programs

Major

Minor

Courses