Department of Chemistry | Briar Cliff University

Department of Chemistry


About our Department

Explore the fascinating world of chemistry inside revamped, state-of-the-art chemistry laboratories and with professors who know you by name (not a number). The Department of Chemistry offers two programs to ensure your degree is tailored to fit your career goals. Either degree is quite appropriate for students intending to teach in secondary school:

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry

  • For students who plan to enter industry or pursue graduate study in chemistry
  • Emphasis on mathematics and scientific applications

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Chemistry

  • For students preparing for the medical or paramedical professions
  • Stresses the biological aspects of chemistry

The department also offers majors in biochemistry and medical laboratory science.

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Courses

BCMB 10IS - Molecular and Genetic Techniques I
BCMB 20IS - Molecular and Genetic Techniques II
BCMB 401 - Biochemistry (Molecular Biology) Research Project I
BCMB 402 - Biochemistry (Molecular Biology) Research Project II
BCMB 403 - Biochemistry (Molecular Biology) Research Project III
CHEM 04 IS - Lab Instructor I
CHEM 05 IS - Chemistry Research I
CHEM 109 - Chemistry for the Health Sciences I
CHEM 110 - Chemistry for the Health Sciences II
CHEM 111 - Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 111L - Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 112 - Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM 112L - Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 13 IS - Chemistry Research II
CHEM 235 - Quantitative Analysis
CHEM 29 IS - Chemical Materials Preparation
CHEM 301 - Instrumental Analysis
CHEM 337 - Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 337L - Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 338 - Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 338L - Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
CHEM 339 - Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 35 IS - Dissemination of Results
CHEM 36 IS - Academic Chemistry Project
CHEM 440 - Special Methods of Teaching Chemistry
CHEM 442 - Biochemistry I
CHEM 442L - Biochemistry I Laboratory
CHEM 443 - Biochemistry II
CHEM 445 - Physical Chemistry I
CHEM 445L - Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
CHEM 446 - Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 446L - Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

Faculty

Ted Bryan

Ted Bryan
Associate Professor of Chemistry
712-279-5574

Paul Weber

Paul Weber
Professor of Chemistry
712-279-5482

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Ashley Van Cleave

“I had never even considered research as a career option until I started working on a research project and realized how much I enjoyed the challenge that research presents,” she said. “Since I had this experience at Briar Cliff, it was an easier transition into my current job.”

Ashley Van Cleave

Biochemistry Major, Psychology Minor ('17)

Briar Cliff, Chemistry Department