Majors and Minors

The Department of Chemistry and Life Science currently offers three majors:  Chemistry, Life Science, and Chemical Engineering.  Check out the brochures in each section to find out more information about each major.


The study of the composition, structure, properties, changes, and interactions of matter. Truly the central science, it underpins much of the efforts to improve life for humankind. Contact COL Chi Nguyen to learn more.

Life Science

This major gives cadets a basic understanding of analytical and organic chemistry and biology, focusing on the broader understanding of biology and biotechnology. Contact COL Jason Barnhill to learn more.

Chemical Engineering

Applying chemical and engineering principles to solve problems in a complex operational environment.  Majors must complete 24 core and 18 program courses (15 required and 3 electives) for a total of 42 academic courses. Contact Dr. Enoch Nagelli to learn more.

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