Chemistry and Biochemistry at Providence College
Why Study Chemistry at Providence College?
Close mentoring from faculty experts. Hands-on research experiences. State-of-the-art instrumentation. Active-learning pedagogies. And in a supportive, inclusive environment that all students can call home.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is committed to providing our students with a life-changing experience in their chosen degree program. Our curriculum emphasizes active-learning and technology-enhanced teaching pedagogies, foundational laboratory instruction in each subdiscipline, and independent and/or collaborative undergraduate research experiences as early as the first year. You will be supported at every turn by faculty mentors and your fellow majors, you will be able to think critically and reflectively about the natural and physical world, you will be able to communicate scientific work through peer-reviewed publication or presentation at national meetings, and you will graduate ready to tackle the world’s most pressing problems.
Our department is accredited by the American Chemical Society and the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.