Chemistry and Biochemistry
During the virtual instruction period some of the faculty or staff will not be present on campus, but are available by email. Please contact Dr. Geoff Hoops (Department Chair), Ms. Julie Barrett (Academic Lab Coordinator), Ms. Jo Wagoner (Stockroom Coordinator), or Ms. Kirsi Surati (Administrative Specialist) for assistance during regular business hours.
Are you interested in learning how to solve problems, work with others, and develop hands-on lab skills? If so, the Clowes Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Butler might be a great fit for you.
Chemists and biochemists work with others from a myriad of fields to solve some of society’s most pressing problems. At Butler, you will develop the knowledge to contribute to a number of scientific fields, build communication skills necessary to work with others, and hone problem solving skills that enable you to pursue any number of career options. Our graduates:
- Work as chemists in local and national companies
- Attend some of the top graduate programs in the chemical and biochemical sciences
- Study at some of the top medical, dental, and optometry schools in the country
- Pursue areas outside of science such as law, sales and education
You can explore the world while exploring your chemistry major or minor.
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We have an active and engaged faculty who are innovative in the classroom and laboratory.
See what life is like for our graduates!