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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry Department

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College of the Sciences
Science Bldg., room 302

Fax: 509-963-1050
    See website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff

Levente Fabry-Asztalos, PhD

Anthony Diaz, PhD, inorganic, solid state
Anne Johansen, PhD, environmental, analytical
Martha J. Kurtz, PhD, chemistry and science education
JoAnn Peters, PhD, organic, mechanistic
Carin Thomas, PhD, biochemistry, toxicology

Associate Professors
Levente Fabry-Asztalos, PhD, organic
Dion Rivera, PhD, physical, analytical
Tim Sorey, PhD, chemistry education

Assistant Professors
Gil Belofsky, PhD, organic
Stephen Chamberland, PhD, organic
Yingbin Ge, PhD, physical
Todd Kroll, PhD, biochemistry

Jeff Bullock, MS, general
Tatiana Fadeeva, PhD, general/analytical
Young Kim, PhD, organic
Robert Rittenhouse, PhD, physical
P. Whitney Swain, PhD, biochemistry

Emil Babik, instrument technician
Tony Brown, stockroom manager
Don Davis, computer technician
Katie Johnston, stockroom assistant
Julie Khyler, safety officer
Lisa Stowe, secretary
Jeff Wilcox, instrument technician

Department Information
The department offers three majors. In each major, courses in the first two years emphasize fundamental topics in chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Students then choose advanced courses in chemistry and related areas to complete the requirements in their major.

These majors provide opportunities for practical experience in chemistry. Students are encouraged to do research on campus with a faculty member, and to participate in the department’s seminar program. Two minors are offered to supplement career related fields.

Department Standards
Students must have earned a grade of C- or higher in all prerequisites to be admitted to a course. To graduate, all chemistry majors are required to achieve at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA and a 2.25 GPA in courses required for the major.

Lab Fees
All chemistry labs have fees associated with them that must be paid when registering for the course.


    Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of ScienceMinor



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