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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

Application of Iron-Based Shvo-type compounds of alcohol transfer dehydrogenation by Sarah Moyer '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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