Chairperson: Matt Nehring, Ph.D.
Email: matt.nehring AT adams DOT edu
Telephone: (719) 587-7504    
Professor(s): Christy Miller, Ph.D.   
Assoc. Professor(s): Renee Beeton, Ph.D.   
Asst. Professor(s): Chris Adams, Ph.D.   
Instructors: N/A   

The Chemistry Program offers the following degree programs: Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry, Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry (science education), Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry for allied health professions, and Bachelor of Science degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, and chemical physics. The secondary teacher licensure program qualifies a student for a Colorado standard teaching license in science education. The department prepares chemistry majors for graduate schools, the medical or paramedical arts, industrial and government positions, and teaching.


Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry (Allied Health Professions)
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry (Science Education) with Secondary Teacher Licensure
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Physics
Minor in Chemistry with Elementary Education Licensure

Eighteen hours selected in consultation with the coordinator of the program. Either CHEM 111 or 131 may be selected but not both courses.

Minor in Chemistry

Completion of at least 18 semester hours, including CHEM 131 and 132 and a one-year sequence of upper-division chemistry. The minor must be approved by the coordinator of the chemistry program.