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The Department of Chemistry
Dr. James Townsend, Assistant Professor, Chair
The Chemistry Department at Kansas Wesleyan University strives to meet the diverse needs of today’s science students. Providing a solid science curriculum coupled with the breadth of liberal arts education, a variety of programs prepare chemistry students for exciting careers in chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmacy, chemical industry, and science education. The chemistry faculty takes special interest in advising students and devises a program of study appropriate for the students’ career goals. Chemistry Department programs incorporate interdisciplinary learning with “hands on” experience.
A Bachelor of Science degree may be obtained for the following majors: Chemistry, Biomedical Chemistry, and Chemistry Education (Grades 6-12). Minors are available for Chemistry, Forensic Science and Science & Technology. The forensic science majors and minors are currently under moratorium.