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Department of Chemistry

The Chemistry Department at the University of Idaho offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Undergraduate majors can choose between General, Professional, Pre-Med, and Forensic B.S. degree options. Of these, the Professional B.S. degree is certified by the American Chemical Society.

Ph.D. and M.S. students can conduct research in Analytical, Inorganic, Organic, and Physical Chemistry. Projects with an emphasis on biological and environmental studies are especially popular. A non-thesis option is also available for the M.S. degree.

The Department has an excellent suite of instrumentation and ample laboratory space. Our faculty is of the highest caliber, both as teachers and as researchers. We are eager to enroll new students and to prepare them for a rewarding career in Chemistry!

Ray von Wandruszka, Department Chair

Undergraduate Program

With dedicated professors who enjoy teaching, you'll learn and work to solve a variety of today's problems in analytical, environmental, inorganic, medical, organic, and physical chemistry.

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Graduate Program

We offer research programs in many branches of chemistry, including biological applications of nano-technology, drug synthesis, environmental chemistry, theoretical organic chemistry, and more.

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Chemistry Seminar

Chemistry 501 Seminars are held on Tuesdays in Renfrew Hall 111 at 12:30 p.m..

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Department of Chemistry

Physical Address:
Renfrew Hall 116

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr, MS 2343
Moscow, ID 83844-2343

Phone: 208-885-6552

Fax: 208-885-6173


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