March 24, 2020
Kenyon is suspending its residential program and transitioning to remote instruction. Read more about Kenyon's response to COVID-19.
The curriculum in chemistry is organized vertically, with students taking courses at one level of sophistication before moving on to the next level. The Department also offers classes designed for students outside the major, which fulfill the College's science distribution requirement.
Current students can use the Class Web Pages and Syllabi page to find their instructor's online course materials. The list of course descriptions is available from the current Course of Study.
Information about the chemistry and biochemistry Senior Capstone is outlined in the academic course catalog. More details about the Senior Capstone are available through the department website or by contacting the chair.
Information about the chemistry honors program is outlined in the academic course catalog. More details about the honors program are available through the department website or by contacting the chair.
Find out more about the co-enrollment policy in Organic Chemistry I & Lab (231 & 233) and Introductory Chemistry II & Lab (124 & 126).
If you have an AP Chem score of 4 or 5, you may enroll directly into Chem 122 (Chemical Principles). Alternatively, you may qualify for Chem 122 by taking the online placement exam any time after August 7. The placement exam is the first assignment of both introductory courses (Chem 121 and Chem 122) and may be completed prior to Orientation.