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

Chemistry News Archive

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


Alumni Profile

Nikita La Cruz '13Guyana is the third-smallest independent state on the mainland of South America. About 83 percent of the country is covered by tropical rain forests, and there is an abundance of gold, minerals and precious stones—but many of those resources potentially remain untapped.

This is one of the reasons why Nikita La Cruz ’13, who is originally from Guyana, is pursuing a career as an economic geologist/geochemist. The job of an economic geologist is to identify earth materials that can be used for economic purposes.

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