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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry

The mission of the Department of Chemistry is to discover scientific knowledge, communicate ideas and advance innovation. You’ll take a deeper look into the world at the molecular level. Our competitive undergraduate programs are recognized by the American Chemical Society and meet their extensive academic requirements. We also offer numerous independent research opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level. Discover a wide range of career options in the advancing field of chemical sciences. Our programs prepare you for work in the STEM industry, academia, government, non-profit and entrepreneurship.

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Department of Chemistry :: Explore Our Programs

Explore Our Programs

COSE-BS-Chemistry

Chemistry (BS)

Whether your interest is in the structure and chemical reactions in living systems, properties and reactions of organic or inorganic minerals and compounds, or how matter behaves on a molecular level, a degree in chemistry will prepare you for industry career or graduate studies. A wide variety of careers are available to chemists in industry, the government or academia. Options include, but are not limited to, chemical health and safety, toxicology, oil and petroleum, forensics, textiles, agriculture and food, polymers, environmental protection, and research.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

124 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Chemistry (BS) Teaching Emphasis

There is a growing need for STEM educators. A degree in chemistry with a teacher certification will allow you to combine your passion for chemistry and the classroom. You’ll take courses in general and organic chemistry, physics, and biology. Our program offers specialized teaching courses for chemistry teachers including roles and responsibilities for STEM educators, technology-infused curriculum, and project-based learning in STEM. You’ll be required to complete a teaching residency senior year. After graduating, you’ll be certified to teach science at the secondary level (grades 7-12).

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120-122 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Chemistry (MS)

You can select a thesis study and a professional master degree. If you are interested in furthering your studies in chemistry, this program will enable you to work closely with faculty members with similar research interests. Faculty research interests within the department include metal binding, surface chemistry for industrially-important catalysts, ionic liquids as catalysts in organic reactions, porphyrin-based anion receptors, bacterial nucleic acid metabolism and green chemistry approaches. The non-thesis options include a professional master degree in chemistry, professional chemical business degree, or professional chemical education degree.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

2-3 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

Non-thesis 36, Thesis 30

Thesis Requirements

Thesis and non-thesis options available

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Department of Chemistry :: Our Facilities

Our Facilities

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Department of Chemistry :: ACS Accredited

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ACS Accredited

Our programs are approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and are designed to provide industry readiness. The ACS promotes excellence in chemistry education and research at institutions across the United States. ACS approved programs must meet rigorous chemistry standards and education requirements. Employers often prefer hiring students who graduated from ACS accredited programs.

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Department of Chemistry :: Featured News

News Spotlights

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Department of Chemistry :: Student Organizations and Involvement

Student Organizations

Student Affiliates of the ACS

The Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society brings together students interested in chemical sciences and enriches their academic experience. You do not have to be a chemistry major to join. The Student Affiliates sponsor guest speakers, social events, field trips, tutoring services, revenue-generating events and various other activities throughout the academic year.

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Department of Chemistry :: Research Experience for Undergraduate Students

Student Support

Research Experience for Undergraduate Students (REU)

REU is a unique research opportunity for Northeast Texas community college students interested in chemistry. Offered at A&M-Commerce, this summer-long program provides a rewarding research experience.

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Department of Chemistry :: Scholarships

Scholarships

As a chemistry student, you’ll have access to a wide range of scholarships specific to your degree.

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Chemistry :: RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS AND GRANTS

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Department of Chemistry :: Meet our Faculty and Staff

Meet our Department

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We are here to help!

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Department of Chemistry :: Contact

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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START YOUR JOURNEY!

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