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Chemistry at Pitt-Johnstown

Pitt-Johnstown provides students with an interest in science the opportunity to select a minor in Chemistry.  The Chemistry minor consists of general and advanced Chemistry classes.  The minor allows students to engage in a serious minor that offers a challenging addition to their chosen major.  The Chemistry minor is beneficial to those students looking to further their education in medical or other professional schools.


What Chemistry classes are available?

The courses listed below are only a small glimpse into the Chemistry courses available on our campus. To view the full list of Chemistry course descriptions, click here.

GENERAL CHEMISTRY 1 
General Chemistry 1 and 2 constitute a two-term introduction to the fundamental properties of matter. General Chemistry 1 covers stoichiometry; the properties of solids, liquids and gases; thermochemistry; and the electronic structure of atoms and molecules.

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 1 
This course is the first part of a two-term sequence, and it deals with the chemistry of aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, stereochemistry, and free radical and ionic mechanisms of organic reactions.

ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 
This course and its lab are concerned with the treatment of equilibria that are of analytical importance and with an introduction to basic methods of chemical analysis.



Pitt-Johnstown Chemistry Faculty

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Dr. Elisabeth Bell-Loncella (University of South Carolina)

Office Location: 112B Engineering and Science Building

Phone: 814-269-2904

E-mail: etbell@pitt.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Joseph Carney (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Office Location: 114 Engineering and Science Building

Phone: 814-269-2902

E-mail: jchem@pitt.edu


 

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Tracy Fisanick (University of California, Riverside)

Office Location: 249 Krebs Hall

Phone: 814-269-2908

E-mail: tfisan@pitt.edu  


 

 

 

 

Dr. Amber Helsel (State University of New York)

Office Location: 221D Engineering and Science Building

Phone: 814-269-2018

E-mail: ahelsel@pitt.edu


 

 

 Jayne Hogue (Kent State University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

Office Location: 251A Krebs Hall

Phone: 814-269-7261

E-mail: jeh120@pitt.edu


 

 

Dr. Thomas Malosh (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Office Location: 112C Engineering and Science Building

Phone: 814-269-2902

E-mail: malosh@pitt.edu  


 

 

 Sam Martinus (Montana State University)

Office Location: 119 Engineering and Science Building

Phone: 814-269-2906

E-mail: martinus@pitt.edu


 
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Dr. Manisha Nigam (Ohio State University)

Office Location: 221 Engineering and Science Building

Phone: 814-269-2017

E-mail: nigam@pitt.edu  


 
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Dr. Richard Ulsh (Indiana University) 

 Office Location: 112A Engineering and Science Building

 Phone: 814-269-2903

 E-mail: ulsh@pitt.edu  





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Last Reviewed: January 18, 2012