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Undergraduate Programs

At IUP we understand that not every university’s biochemistry and chemistry degree is created equal. We focus on student opportunities such as an integrated leadership minor, undergraduate research, internships, and guaranteed graduate school admissions to achieve a near 100 percent employment and graduate school placement rate.


Chemistry, BS

Chemistry Education, Chemistry, BSEd

Pre-Medical, Chemistry, BS

Pre-Pharmacy, Chemistry, BS


Chemistry Minor

Certified Degrees: The department undergoes a rigorous review by the American Chemical Society to have certified degrees offered, the gold standard for biochemistry and chemistry programs.

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Awards and Scholarships

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Research, Internship, and Job Opportunities

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Mentoring Program

Alumni will act as mentors and guides for students

For Current Students

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Student Organizations

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Safety Training, Information, and

Safety training D2L course for the Kopchick College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Chemistry Tutoring

Need Help? ACS Chemistry Tutoring is available


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Students Publish on Alanine Racemase

Arie Van Wieren, Emma Bouchard, and Sudipta Majumdar published “Enzymatic and structural characterization of alanine racemase from E. faecium by kinetic and computational studies" in the American Journal of Undergraduate Studies.

Free Chemistry and Physics Tutoring Available

Come to room 127 Weyandt Hall for free chemistry and physics tutoring Monday-Thursday 7:00-9:00 p.m..

Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) Site Fieldtrip

Professor Hao Tang recently took his students from the Environmental Aquatic Chemistry course (ENVE 301) to the Tanoma AMD Wetlands Educational Site in Tanoma, Pennsylvania, to experience examples of engineering approaches for AMD remediation.

Join the Co-Ed Professional Chemistry Fraternity

Come learn about the co-ed professional chemistry fraternity Alpha Chi Sigma. Come to one or all four events to learn about the organization, its members, and opportunities for you!

Chemistry Awards Ceremony

The Department of Chemistry held its fifty-third annual awards ceremony and reception on Friday, April 23, 2021, on Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.