Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Chemical Science Building, Room CS-204
(909) 537-5318 chem.csusb.edu

Accredited by the American Chemical Society

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry Option
  • Integrated Teaching Track

Bachelor of Science

  • Bioinformatics (See page 114 in the 2012-2014 Bulletin of Courses.)
  • Chemistry
    • ACS Certified Option
    • Biochemistry Option

Master of Science

  • Earth and Environmental Sciences


  • Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry provides:

  1. Undergraduate training in chemistry and biochemistry for students planning professional careers in chemistry and allied professions such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, health sciences and veterinary medicine and for those contemplating graduate work for advanced degrees;
  2. Appropriate courses for the teacher credential program;
  3. Fundamental chemical science courses required by students majoring in related fields such as physics and biology;
  4. An understanding of the achievements and contributions of chemistry as a science.

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (ACS Certified Option) satisfies the requirements for certification by the American Chemical Society.

The Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry provides greater elective flexibility for double majors and for preprofessional, interdisciplinary or other programs involving substantial preparation in chemistry.

Preprofessional students of medicine, dentistry or other science-based fields seeking a major in chemistry should See Page 65 of this catalog and consult with a departmental advisor.

Students interested in fields such as environmental science, environmental law, business, and clinical chemistry can pursue these by following the minimum requirements of the major and appropriate electives.

For more information please visit our website. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry