The A.R. Smith Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences (CFS) offers a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry, a Bachelor of Science in chemistry with eight different concentrations and an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science degree in fermentation sciences. The department’s programs prepare students to attend graduate and professional schools, as well as for employment in the pharmaceutical and fermentation industries and other business sectors.

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Dr. Claudia Cartaya-Marin Leads Student Chemistry Activity at Hickory's Centro Latino
Nov 29, 2023

In celebration of this year's National Chemistry Week, Dr.

Dr. Robert Swarthout, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences and Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, is the principal investigator on the project. Department of Physics and Astronomy professors Dr. Chris Thaxton and Dr. James Sherman serve as co-investigators.

Drs. Robert Swarthout, Chris Thaxton and James Sherman Receive $531,902 NSF Grant
Sep 25, 2023


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Dr. Jefferson Bates, associate professor in Appalachian State University's Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, is the co-recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds.

Dr. Jefferson Bates receives NSF RUI award to study new chemical compounds
Aug 11, 2023

BOONE, N.C. — Dr.

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