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Department of Chemistry
Fort Hays State University
Tomanek Hall 341
Phone: 785-628-5321
FAX: (785) 628-4088 

Dr. Arvin Cruz, Chair 

Ms. Anne Basgall, Sr Administrative Assistant

Welcome to the ACS Approved FHSU Chemistry Department!

Recent News:

The Chemistry Department is proud to announce a new academic program: Masters in Science Education (MSE) with emphasis in Chemistry

The Chemistry Department was awarded the Advancing Assessment Award from President Tisa Mason at the 2018 Fall Convocation!

Scholarship Information:

Interested in a Werth Scholarship? Go to this detailed page for application information and further details! 

Why Choose FHSU's Department of Chemistry

Most colleges and universities offer undergraduate degrees in chemistry. So why choose FHSU? Here are a few reasons for you to consider:

  • Enjoy strong mentorship from highly trained PhD-level faculty members, which helps ensure that you acquire the technical and problem-solving skills you need to be in to high demand in both the job market and professional and graduate schools.
  • Dig deeply into advanced study in chemistry as an undergraduate student, such as conducting research with faculty. This does not mean simply washing beakers like it might at some universities - it means taking an active role in the process of scientific discovery.
  • Learn the proper use and operation of high-tech equipment and instrumentations throughout your entire degree program, an opportunity rarely available to undergraduate students even at larger universities.

Learn more about your options in the chemistry program at FHSU by exploring the Web site. Please feel free to contact the Department of Chemistry if you would like to speak with a faculty advisor about becoming a chemistry major at FHSU.

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