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Department of Chemistry - 5 degrees offered

Department of Chemistry

As you browse our web page, you will discover that our department provides a variety of exciting opportunities for students to engage in while progressing through the chemistry program. We offer a broad range of baccalaureate degrees in chemistry to prepare students for careers in teaching, medicine, forensics, research, and/or graduate studies in chemistry. The department also offers a master's degree through the Master of Science Natural Sciences program. Our classes are well structured and are conducted by a dynamic, world class, faculty who are dedicated to the success of each student. Moreover, our students work closely with the faculty on cutting-edge research projects in all areas of chemistry whereby they are able to obtain invaluable one-on-one training. Additionally, we encourage our students to present their research findings at state, regional, and national conferences to enhance and solidify their professional growth and development.

Masters Degree

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The Master of Science in the Natural Sciences with a Chemistry Track at Columbus State University is intended to provide students with a curriculum that consists of core and elective courses in chemistry.

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Outstanding Chemistry Major:

B. Kameron Griffin


Excellence in Research:

Nicole Sikes


Outstanding Freshman:

 Nakia Guy


Award in Organic Chemistry:

Suzanne Carney




 Recent Faculty Publications

Congratulations to Dr. Abegaz and Dr. Taylor for having manuscripts published this month.

Dr. Abegaz's paper "Rheology and botanical origin of Ethiopian monofloral honey" was published in the journal Food Science and Technology.

Dr. Taylor's paper "Synthesis, anti-proliferative activity, and toxicity of C4(C5) substituted N,N0-bis(arylmethyl)imidazolium salts" was published in Tetrahedron

We are proud of our faculty!



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