Department of Chemistry and Physics

The Chemistry B.S. program offers a general curriculum with several concentrates, including the American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degree, a Biochemistry concentration, a Business and Industry concentration, and a Political Science/Pre-Law concentration. The Physics B.S. program is a general curriculum suitable for students interested in graduate study or a career in industry or engineering.
The department also provides undergraduates with research opportunities as part of active programs in both chemistry and physics. Almost all of the chemistry and physics majors participate in some form of research.

Department Highlights

The chemistry program is certified by the American Chemical Society

Only department in North America to have undergraduate students perform contract work for the industry through the Student Entrepreneurs as Active Leaders (SEAL) program

Active chemistry, physics, medical and STEM student organizations

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Contact Us

Department of Chemistry and Physics
Pursley Hall, Room 210

SLU Box 10878
Hammond, LA 70402

(985) 549-2159


Department Head
Georgina Little, Ph.D.