The mission of Furman’s Department of Chemistry is to provide the highest quality education in chemistry through meaningful undergraduate research and impactful teaching, with an emphasis on inclusive excellence.
A chemistry degree from Furman prepares you to solve global challenges related to health, security, energy independence, and more. Our classes build a solid foundation for success, exposing students to modern instrumentation and techniques, so students can achieve their goals at Furman and beyond. All majors have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge research under the direction of award-winning faculty who are committed to mentoring students through high-impact opportunities within the discipline. These activities are central to our goal to mentor and develop a more diverse and inclusive community of future STEM professionals.