The Nettie Marie Jones Chair of Chemistry was established to honor Mrs. Jones’ contribution to the total program of the College. Funding for this chair is provided by the estate of Mrs. Jones.
The objectives of the Chemistry major are as follows: 1) understand Chemistry from a broad point of view including its relationship to other sciences; 2) acquire a basic knowledge of Organic, Physical, Analytical and Inorganic Chemistry; 3) gain an understanding of the basic “tools” and techniques involved in industrial uses of chemistry as well as chemical research; 4) gain an understanding of how to collect, organize and interpret chemical data; 5) learn to organize chemical information to present in oral and written form.
Students interested in teaching Chemistry at the secondary education level can complete the following curriculum that enables them to earn a double major and become certified.
Chemistry Education Major (Grades 9-12):
Core courses required of all Chemistry Education majors: 37 credit hours