Marcus Davis walks you through the details of JMU Chemistry, Physics and Geology.

College of Science and Mathematics Frequently Asked Questions

Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, Physics, Geology, and Earth Science Programs




How can I learn about the different career opportunities available to people that graduate with a degree in science or mathematics?

Go to our Careers Page to explore the diversity of options: https://www.jmu.edu/csm/careers.shtml

How do I find opportunities to do research with faculty?

Start your exploration here: https://www.jmu.edu/csm/student-research.shtml

As a CSM student, what opportunities are there to get involved in my community?

Learn about all our community outreach opportunities here: https://www.jmu.edu/csm/in-community.shtml

What’s a typical class size?

Freshman general chemistry lectures can often be large, however there majors only general chemistry laboratories are only 24 students in size. Upper classes can range in size from 2-60 students, with and average size of around 20.

Can I schedule a visit to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry?

Yes! We are always excited to hear from prospective students and are happy to arrange a tour. We would appreciate at least 48 hours’ notice when scheduling a visit so we are able to arrange for a tour guide. To plan a visit, please contact us at candidtd@jmu.edu

Can I schedule a visit to the Department of Geology and Environmental Science?

Yes! We are always excited to hear from prospective students and are happy to arrange a tour. We would appreciate at least 48 hours’ notice when scheduling a visit so we are able to arrange for a tour guide. To plan a visit, please contact us at geology@jmu.edu

Can I schedule a visit to the Department of Physics & Astronomy?

Yes! We are always excited to hear from prospective students and are happy to arrange a tour. We would appreciate at least 48 hours’ notice when scheduling a visit so we are able to arrange for a tour guide. To plan a visit, please contact us at physics@jmu.edu

Questions about Chemistry programs? Contact: candidtd@jmu.edu
Questions about Physics programs? Contact: physics@jmu.edu
Questions about Geology & Earth Science programs? Contact: geology@jmu.edu

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