2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 30, 2023  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry Department

Bowers Hall, Room 38
(607) 753-4323


Arts and Sciences


Arden Zipp (Acting Chair), David Collins, Karen Downey, Nancy Meagher, Frank Rossi, Michael Von Tersch

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

Majors Offered

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

Concentration Offered

Environmental Science

Minors Offered



Study of chemistry prepares students for laboratory, sales and management positions in industry; for advanced study of 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 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


  1. Degree Requirements listed here apply to all of the majors offered by this department. 
  2. Liberal Arts Requirements: B.A. – 90 credit hours;
    B.S. – 75 credit hours;
    B.S. (in adolescence education) – 60 credit hours.


I. Major

III. Minor