The student of chemistry examines, describes, and explores the composition, structure, and properties of substances and the changes they undergo. This curriculum provides a firm foundation in the principles of chemistry as well as sufficient experience to prepare the student for basic research, secondary school teaching, the pursuit of a career in medicine, or graduate study in the field. The W.M. Keck Science chemistry major is accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
|Aitel, Fazia||Associate Professor, Claremont McKenna College|
|Basu, Dipannita||Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies, Pitzer College|
|Bonaparte, Alicia||Assistant Professor of Sociology, Pitzer College|
|Daut, Marlene||Assistant Professor of English and Cultural Studies, Claremont Graduate University|
|Fairchild, Halford||Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies, Pitzer College|
|Harris, Laura||Professor of English and World Literature and Africana Studies, Pitzer College|
|Hurley, Eric||Associate Professor of Psychology and Africana Studies, Pomona College|
|KaMala, KaMala||Assistant Professor of Psychology, Pitzer College|
|Lemelle, Sidney||Professor of History and Black Studies and Chair of the History Department, Pomona College|
|Lytle, Gwendolyn||Professor of Music and Resident Artist, Pomona College|
|Mayes, April||Associate Professor of History, Pomona College|
|Perkins, Linda||Associate Professor of Education, Claremont Graduate University|
|Shelton, Marie-Denise||Professor, Claremont McKenna College|
|Smith, Darryl||Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Pomona College|
|Wimbush, Vincent||Professor of Religion , Claremont Graduate University|
Student Learning Outcomes
Students majoring in chemistry will:
- Be able to apply knowledge of chemistry, physics, and math to solve chemical problems.
- Possess a breadth of knowledge in analytical, physical, organic, analytical, inorganic, and biochemistry.
- Be able to identify, formulate, and solve complex problems.
- Have a mastery of techniques and skills used by chemists.