Chemistry at Davidson

The Chemistry Department provides an exceptionally rich learning environment for the study of this foundational science.

Faculty members, who are generous with their time and knowledge, teach all courses in the department and plan and facilitate all research.

The department focuses on providing students with individual attention, promoted through small lecture and lab classes taught by professors committed to one-on-one and small-group interactions.

For more information, contact Department Chair Durwin Striplin at


CHE 115 Prerequisites

All students who want to enroll in CHE 115: Principles of Chemistry must obtain a satisfactory score on a departmental diagnostic exam OR complete a departmental online chemistry tutorial.

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Student Research

Chemistry faculty members have a wide variety of research interests and offer multiple research opportunities for students.

Wide-Range of Opportunities

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