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Biochemistry
College of the Sciences
Chemistry
College of the Sciences
Chemistry Teaching
College of the Sciences
Biochemistry
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science
Department Contact:

Levente Fabry-Aszialos
509-963-2811
levente.fabry-asztalos@cwu.edu

Department Website: http://www.cwu.edu/chemistry/
Introduction

CWU’s biochemistry program is the preferred undergraduate degree for any student interested in a career in pursuing a career in medicine, dentistry, or other health sciences.

Opportunities

CWU’s commitment to hands-on learning means that biochemistry students receive personalized attention from award winning professors.

Why this program?

Few chemistry programs in the state can boast the state-of-the-art technology found at CWU, including a 400MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscope, atomic absorption spectroscope, fluorimeter, gas chromatograph, and much more.

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Chemistry
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Science
Department Contact:

Levente Fabry-Aszialos
509-963-2811
levente.fabry-asztalos@cwu.edu

Department Website: http://www.cwu.edu/chemistry
Introduction

Understanding chemistry is the key to understanding the structure of the universe. At CWU, students studying chemistry are involved in research areas including the effect of environmental pollutants on the soil, plant-based remedies for diseases, astrochemistry in ice, and pollution monitoring at Mt. Rainier.

Opportunities

CWU’s commitment to hands-on learning means that undergraduates in the chemistry program work closely with professors on advanced research projects and can present their results at regional and national conferences.

Why this program?

Few chemistry programs in the state can boast the state-of-the-art technology found at CWU, including a 400MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscope, atomic absorption spectroscope, fluorimeter, gas chromatograph, and much more.

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Chemistry Teaching
Degree Type:
Bachelor of Arts
Department Contact:

Levente Fabry-Aszialos
509-963-2811
FabryL@cwu.edu

Introduction

Is chemistry your passion? You might be an ideal candidate to become a chemistry teacher. CWU’s chemistry teaching major prepares students to teach chemistry at the secondary school level.

Opportunities

As an undergraduate, you will work closely with award winning professors on advanced research projects. You’ll get to present results at national conferences, and sometimes even help author publications for scientific journals.

Why this program?

CWU’s chemistry department is equipped with state-of-the-art technology such as the 400MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscope, atomic absorption spectroscope, fluorimeter, gas chromatograph, and much more.

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Why CWU Chemistry?

Few chemistry programs in the state can boast the state-of-the-art technology found at CWU, including a 400MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscope, atomic absorption spectroscope, fluorimeter, gas chromatograph, and much more.

CWU’s commitment to hands-on learning means that undergraduates in the chemistry program work closely with professors on advanced research projects.

CWU chemistry students are regularly involved in a variety of research areas including rare earth metals and luminescent displays, the effect of environmental pollutants on the soil, plant-based remedies for diseases, astrochemistry in ice, and pollution monitoring at Mt. Rainier.

CWU’s chemistry teaching major prepares students to teach chemistry at the secondary school level.

Chemistry students regularly present their results at regional and national conferences.

Chemistry faculty members have diverse research interests ranging from the study of trace metals over remote areas of the open ocean to bio activation and cytotoxic mechanisms of xenobiotics.

Connect with CWU Chemistry

Choose chemistry at CWU, the experience of a lifetime. What are you waiting for?

Careers in Chemistry

Students with a degree in chemistry are in high demand, and have a wide range of career options. In addition to preparation for medical, dental, veterinary and other professional schools, the degree allows you meaningful employment as:

Analytical chemist

Chemical engineer

Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry

Forensic scientist

Environmentalist

Pharmacologist

Research scientist (physical sciences)

Toxicologist

Experience CWU Chemistry

Student Receives EPA Grant

Justin Rodriguez, a Central Washington University student, received a $50,000 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fellowship for his research in environmental chemistry. He will be studying the effects of pollution from manufacturing processes and how they settle into soils.

Points of Pride

During the past five years, the department has been awarded grants and contracts totaling more than $4,000,000.

Chemistry students benefit from close relationships with professors and individualized instruction.

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