Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Our department awards B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry. The department offers a balance between pure and applied chemistry and presents science as part of a liberal education. The program emphasizes development of a strong foundation in the fundamental areas of chemistry, preparing students for the diverse opportunities available to chemists. Well-equipped teaching and research laboratories offer general instruction and research in specialized areas. The student has the freedom to select courses to meet individual interests and objectives. All of this is offered in a friendly and relaxed environment for learning, and in surroundings offering many recreational opportunities.