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Vision statement 

To prepare a motivated, innovative and skilled citizenry and workforce through a dynamic, learner-centered and well-rounded education.

Mission statement 

The SFA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry prepares students for success in their professional careers by providing a dynamic, learner-centered education. We use proven strategies in the classroom and laboratory that give the student the opportunity to learn fundamental knowledge and become a lifelong learner. We engage students in research using a unique mentoring program designed to impart solid problem-solving skills and marketable skills. We engage students in service within the university community, the broader scientific community and beyond. We prepare our students for success.

Our core values:

  • Respect
  • Approachability
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity
  • Teachability



Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Physical Address:
Bush Mathematical Sciences Building
Suite 108

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13006, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962-3006