No one can “search too far or be too well-studied in the book of God’s word or in the book of God’s works,” said Francis Bacon, who like other early scientists saw no conflict between pursuing both a life of faith and a career in science. Many of the founders of the scientific revolution were devoted Christians who were not interested merely in the “how” of nature, but also sought to understand the “why.”
Huntington University offers chemistry degrees for students who plan careers in research and industry, medicine, or education. A biochemistry track is available for students interested in the health professions or biotechnology, and an accelerated pre-pharmacy track is also available..
A minor is available in environmental science.
Our faculty also teach a series of courses for future nurses.
At Huntington University, you’ll have opportunities which are not available at larger universities. Importantly, your classes here will not be taught by “graduate assistants,” but rather by exceptionally credentialed full-time professors.
As a chemistry major at Huntington University, you will have ready access to high-tech equipment and well-stocked labs.
You will have opportunities to study off-campus, partner with your professors on important research projects, or land an internship at one of the Midwest's leading chemical or pharmaceutical research labs.
Water Barometer Experiment
The experiment showed that on this particular day, atmospheric pressure is such that it can support a 31-foot column of water.
Work alongside faculty doing summer research.
HUNTINGTON, Ind. The 43rd annual Huntington University Forester Night celebrated the accomplishments of students from across campus, as well as the recognition of the Foresters of the Year, the 2014 Outstanding Scholar Award, the Impact Initiative Scholarship and the Professor of the Year. The event was held May 6. James Pope, a senior sport and exercise studies major from San Diego, Calif., was named the Male Forester of the Year. Foresters of the Year are voted on by the Huntington...
Benjamin “Ben” Gayed runs off the field after a long, hot soccer practice. After a quick shower, he hops in his car and drives back across campus to Forester Village where he lives with his wife and daughter. He greets his wife with a kiss as he walks through the door to their home. He plays with his daughter before putting her to bed, and then hits the books, trying to finish all of...
Dr. Troyer teaches organic chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, and chemistry in contemporary society. His primary research interests are in organic synthesis and natural product isolation. He worked for Bristol-Myers Squibb pharmaceutical company for several years in the area of new drug development.