of the Department of Chemistry and Physics is to provide our students with
excellent preparation for their professional lives after graduation from
Monmouth University, whether it is direct entry into the work force, graduate
school in chemistry, or medical or other professional school. We accomplish this by providing rigorous
curricula containing essential subject matter as well as instruction that
emphasizes laboratory experience, problem solving and critical thinking.
importantly, we provide the transformative learning experience of conducting original
laboratory research under the guidance of faculty whose interests span all the major
disciplines of chemistry. This helps our
students develop a strong sense of independence and perseverance. They have many opportunities to present their
work at University events and professional meetings, and they do so with great pride
also includes providing courses designed to help non-science majors learn about
the processes of science and the application of scientific thinking to a wide
variety of issues, thus preparing them to be well-informed citizens.