Ave Maria University
The Chemistry minor allows students majoring in another discipline to develop familiarity with the chemical sciences. This program consists of six courses covering general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry. Throughout these courses, you’ll gain hands-on laboratory experience under the guidance of our highly-qualified and experienced chemistry professors.
Careers: Lab Technician, Chemical Technician, Forensic Scientist, Chemical Engineer
Unlock a deeper understanding and admiration for the harmony of the incredible world we live in. Chemistry, like all of the empirical sciences, is an avenue to greater knowledge and love of the Creator through His creation. In this program, you’ll excel in the theories and methodologies of scientific inquiry, all while firmly rooted in the liberal arts and the Catholic Faith.
Fast Fact: In this program, your skills will go far beyond technical laboratory ability. We train our Chemistry students to be independent thinkers and complex problem solvers.
Education: B.S., Chemistry, Providence College; M.S., Organic Chemistry, University of Rochester; Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Rochester
Office: Henkels 3050
Phone: (239) 280-1584
Education: B.A., Chemistry Education, University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Iowa State University
Office: Henkels 3032
Phone: (239) 304-7027
Education: B.A., Mathematics, Ave Maria University; M.A., Philosophy, George Washington University; Ph.D., Physics, George Washington University
Office: Henkels 3047A
Phone: (230) 348-4705
Education: B.Sc., Chemistry, Bowling Green State University; M.Sc., Chemistry, Northwestern University; Ph.D., Chemistry, Northwestern University
Office: AB 3048
Phone: (239) 304-7940
Education: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico; M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University; Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University
Office: AB 3038
Phone: (239) 280-1607
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The spiritual life on campus is the beating heart of Ave. Whether it’s attending Mass, receiving the sacraments, participating in retreats or getting spiritual direction, you’ll find the spiritual support you need from the priests and staff of Campus Ministry.
With AMU’s core curriculum, you’ll not only achieve breadth of knowledge, but also depth of knowledge. You’ll encounter the truth about God and His creation more completely through the dynamic interplay of all of the liberal arts, including theology and natural science.
Build a comprehensive foundation in chemistry and biology to springboard into the fascinating world of biochemistry and molecular biology. With a degree in Biochemistry from AMU, you’ll be well on your way to higher studies or a competitive occupation in the chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology marketplace.