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Department of Chemistry Video Tour

We will publish a series of videos showcasing department facilities. Videos will feature many of our graduate student operators, staff and faculty. 

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Graduate Degrees in Chemistry

We offer a long-standing tradition of excellence in chemical research and education, stretching from 1947, when the department granted the University's first Ph.D. degree, to the present. Our faculty members have research interests that both span the traditional areas of chemistry and encompass new interdisciplinary fields such as materials chemistry, chemistry of the life sciences, and environmental chemistry. We offer Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, and polymer chemistry.

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Chemistry Glassblowing Shop

With more than thirty-five years of experience in design, repair, and fabrication of scientific glass pieces, Bo Bishop's work is crucial to research and instruction in UT's chemistry department. Bishop is skilled at taking existing glass items and making custom-designed pieces to suit individual requests from the faculty. YouTube Video

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Undergraduate Degrees in Chemistry

UT Department of Chemistry offers either a B.S. degree with a major in chemistry or a B.S. in Chemistry degree that is certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society (ACS). There are many opportunities for chemistry majors to participate in undergraduate research projects with faculty. We offer many areas of study: analytical, synthetic, inorganic, physical and materials chemistry. Chemistry majors may also graduate with honors in chemistry.

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Congratulations 2015 Spring Graduates!

Congratulations 2015 Spring Chemistry Graduates!

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