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Three accredited tracks !
A comprehensive program which prepares the cadet for research and development and/or graduate school
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Designed for cadets interested in the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or medicine
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Material Chemistry
An interdisciplinary program to equip cadets with an understanding of modern materials such as composites, ceramics, polymers, alloys, semiconductors and superconductors
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More details about the Chemistry Major
The Primary Mission of the department is teaching in order to empower cadets with the knowledge, skills, and values to make accurate technical judgments based on scientific principles to serve the Air Force and nation.


Visiting Professor
Assistant Professor

Col Michael E Van Valkenburg
Col Michael E Van Valkenburg
Permanent Professor and Head
: Biography

Col John Garver
Col John Garver
Assistant Professor and Deputy Head

Chemistry Major Assignments

Pilot Training
Med & Dental School
Graduate School
Air Force Chemists
Special Investigators
U.S. Air Force Academy, USAFA, CO 80840, (719) 333-1110 DSN: 333-1110, Updated: 27 Nov 15
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