Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chair: Kayode Oshin
Associate Chairs: Lynne Dieckman, Stephen Gross, Peter Stone
Department Office: Hixson-Lied Science Building, Room 268

The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at Creighton University is certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and offers four majors: an ACS-certified major (B.S.Chm.) with tracks in Chemistry or Biochemistry, a comprehensive major in Chemistry (B.S.), in Biochemistry (B.S.), and an Applied Chemistry major (B.S.) suitable for students interested in pursuing the 3-2 engineering program.

Requirements for Admission to the Chemistry major

Satisfactory completion of two lecture courses within the Creighton Chemistry and Biochemistry department and completion of MTH 245 Calculus I with a grade of C or better. Calculus II (MTH 246) and Physics I prerequisite to physical chemistry (CHM 341 or CHM 331) can be taken during the sophomore year. 

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) majors

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (B.S.Chm.) majors


Professors: James Fletcher, Erin Gross, Stephen M. Gross, Holly Ann Harris, Martin R. Hulce, Juliane K. Strauss Soukup, Eric M. Villa

Professor Emeritus: Bruce M. Mattson

Associate Professors: Joel Destino, Lynne Dieckman, David Dobberpuhl, Mark Freitag, Eric Haas, Michael L. Miller, Kayode D. Oshin

Associate Professor Emeritus: Francis M. Klein, Gary Michels, Robert Snipp, Donald M. Zebolsky

Assistant Professors: Benjamin M. Brandsen, Bradley F. Parsons

Instructors: Syed Javed Ali, Jess Gunn, Nicole Kaufman, Peter Stone