Chemistry and Biochemistry


The BYU Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is a center of learning for thousands of undergraduate students. Advisement helps students majoring in a chemistry-related field or exploring majoring in a chemistry-related field.

General Information

Selecting classes, a minor, a major, a career, and finding research opportunities can be tricky business for undergraduate students. Read through the contact points and resources below for help in navigating your undergraduate years.

Contact Information: 

For counselors specifically designated to answer your questions about becoming a student of the Chemistry Department, refer to the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (CPMS) advisors by clicking here.

  1. Sue Mortensen, Undergraduate Advisement
    1. via email:
  2. Graduate Studies Secretary (Main Office)
    1. via phone call: 801-422-9794
    2. via email:
  3. Amy Royer, Graduate Admissions, M.S., and Ph.D. Advisement
    1. via phone call: 801-422-4845
    2. via email:

The links listed below redirect to advice and information for Chemistry Department undergraduate applicants or current undergraduates.

The Department Speaks: About Department Majors and Minors

    Last updated 1 September 2020