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  • Prof. Tim Funk teaches Chemistry outside

    Prof. Tim Funk teaches Chemistry outside.

Chemistry Programs

Each course offered by the department provides an opportunity for a concentrated study of the various principles of contemporary chemical knowledge.

Chemistry is offered as both a major and a minor

Related interdisciplinary programs include:

  • Major in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Minor in Neuroscience
  • Programs in Pre-health Professions

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Chemistry News

Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute

The Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute at Gettysburg College (X-SIG) was established to help our community of students be research readyresearch active and research connected.  Find out more

Follow the X-SIG blog to keep up with undergraduate research on our campus


Student Research

Comparison of the coordination chemistry of tripod ligands possessing three pyridine donors and three imidazole donors by Julie Vrana '10 and Kathleen McGuinn '10


Gettysburg grad earned Nobel Prize

J. Michael BishopChemistry major Dr. J. Michael Bishop, Class of 1957, shared a Nobel Prize in 1989 for cancer research. In 2009, Bishop was invited to the White House when President Obama overturned funding restrictions for human stem cell research.

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