Ignite your curiosity in the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department

The Chemistry & Biochemistry Department at Fort Lewis College provides modern chemical skills and knowledge for students preparing for careers in areas such as environmental analysis, biotechnology, drug design, teaching, medicine, pollution control, and engineering. It also offers certification by the American Chemical Society for students completing the ACS-certified curriculum and accreditation by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology for the biochemistry degree program.

A program of excellence

We are proud to be one of five departments at Fort Lewis College to be named a Program of Excellence by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, recognizing our program as one of the best in the State. Fort Lewis College ranks in the top 10 in the National Science Foundation's Mountain Region in the number of graduates who would eventually go on to earn a PhD in Chemistry.

Academic Options in Chemistry and Biochemistry

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