Life Sciences Program Chair: 
Lynne Fox-Parrish

Physical Sciences Program Chair:
David Olson

Department Office
(970) 339-6233


Chemistry is a physical science. Chemistry studies the composition, properties, behavior and transformations of matter. In chemistry, scientists investigate how atoms interact with each other and design molecules and materials with specific properties.

Many exciting career opportunities are available in chemistry, including:

  • Research Scientist in government labs, academia, or private industry
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Organic Chemist
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Pharmaceutical sales
  • And more

Aims offers Introduction to Chemistry, Chemistry in Context, General College Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. Check the schedule for current classes