A Gonzaga education will challenge and inspire you.
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Gonzaga’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry provides a hand-on approach to science while also offering a well-rounded Jesuit education.
We believe that we have a responsibility to preserve and celebrate God’s creation: our natural world. That’s why Zags look for innovative solutions to issues around sustainability and climate change—for all of us who share this earth.
Environmental studies students install floating wetlands in Lake Arthur on the GU campus, restoring the ecosystem of this living laboratory.
With 3 apiaries, GU becomes a certified Bee Campus USA program: improving the plight of endangered pollinators and supporting a healthy ecosystem.
Gonzaga professors reveal their passion for the planet by answering: How do you approach environmental concerns in your academic field?
Your Gonzaga education will help you understand the importance of our natural environment, and how human activities can help—or harm—our precious resources. You’ll be asked to think creatively and act practically to find solutions for our most pressing environmental concerns. Experiences inside and outside the classroom will prepare you to be a leader in stewarding our world for future generations.
In the Catholic, Jesuit and Humanistic traditions, your learning prepares you to work toward a more just world. You’ll cultivate an understanding of what it means to be human, to experience a well-lived life, to find your role in a more humane global community.
Your educational journey expands year by year with these principals of our Core curriculum:
You’ll also uncover the richness of interdisciplinary studies, where courses blend biology and dance, faith and science, politics and literature. All to equip you for the next part of your journey, where purpose and potential evolve.