The Barnard College Chemistry Department offers courses for undergraduates who plan to major or minor in the physical and life sciences, as well as for students pursuing other liberal arts degrees. The department offers majors and minors in chemistry and biochemistry, both approved by the American Chemical Society. 

In a three-year sequence of core courses, students gain familiarity with the basic areas of the field: inorganic, organic, physical, analytical, and biological chemistry.  Extensive laboratory work prepares students for success in graduate or professional research programs.  The department contains modern laboratories designed for coursework and independent projects, and students may undertake independent research projects under faculty guidance during the academic year or over the summer.



504 A Altschul Hall 

3009 Broadway 
New York, NY 10027
Tel. 212.854.3628
Fax. 212.280.2012


Congratulations to Choi Mak and Professor Campbell on winning the 2018 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Award for Undergraduate Research!

Chemistry major Rafaela Brinn is an Honorable Mention for a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!

Chemistry major Rafaela Brinn also won Division of Physical Chemistry Outstanding Student Poster Award at the Spring '19 ACS National Meeting in Orlando, FL for her poster "Effect of Strain on Graphene Functionalization Dynamics"!