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Explorations in Science a Hit for HS Students on CSE Campus

Explorations in Science a Hit for HS Students on CSE Campus

Eighteen students participated in a week of activities that ranged from dissecting sharks to learning computer programming, taking field trips to Gateway National Park for marine biology lessons, to creating and testing biodiesel fuels.

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Program Offerings

Students can pursue undergraduate degrees in both Chemistry and Biochemistry, with further specializations in Environmental Science and Forensic Science. Based in the Liberal Arts tradition, the program endeavors to instill scientific rigor and the ability to research the truths of nature. Newly remodeled facilities, state-of-the-art lab instrumentation, and guaranteed independent research opportunities provide students with hands-on practical experience.

Undergraduate

B.S. in Chemistry

1. New lab facilities, including modern instrumentation accessible to all students
2. High success rate in industrial and academic internship placement
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B.S. in Biochemistry

1. Faculty-guided research projects
2. State-of-the-art labs, including chromatographic and spectroscopic instrumentation
3. Involved faculty with both research experience and real-world ties
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B.A. in Chemistry with a Concentration in Environmental Science

1. Flexible course selection
2. Easily coupled with other majors and minors (e.g. Business, Education, or Foods and Nutrition)
3. Emphasis on hands-on, practical science
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B.S. in Chemistry with a Concentration in Forensic Science

1. Ideal for those considering a career in crime scene investigation
2. Interdisciplinary course selection
3. Offers complementary perspective from law enforcement and science
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B.S. in Biochemistry with a Concentration in Forensic Science

1. Ideal for those considering a career in crime scene investigation
2. Interdisciplinary course selection
3. Offers complementary perspective from law enforcement and science
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Minor in Chemistry

1. Sixteen credits
2. Provides foundation courses in general, organic and biochemistry
3. Excellent choice for Biology, Foods and Nutrition, Education and Business majors
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Minor in Forensic Science

1. An interdisciplinary minor with Chemistry and Justice Studies
2. Ideal for individuals considering a career in law enforcement
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What Students Are Saying

Grace Bailey
"My brain is wired towards math and science. The faculty and coaches at CSE are very flexible, although they are demanding. I want to intern next summer in Cincinnati at the FBI Forensics labs."
– Grace Bailey, '17

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Faculty and Staff

Elena Colicelli, SC, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita

(973) 290-4087

ecolicelli@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 216

Peter Dobbelaar, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(973) 290-4312

pdobbelaar@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 212

Kimberley Grant Laham, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemistry/Biochemistry

(973) 290-4088

kgrant@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 216

Paul Rossi, Ph.D.

STEM Chairperson
Professor

(973) 290-4068

prossi@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 214

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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