Physical Science

Welcome to the physical science program at Chemeketa Community College. Physical science consists of transfer degrees in -

  • chemistry
  • general science
  • geology
  • physics

We serve students who major in science, engineering, nursing, pre-pharmacy, and many other fields. If you are interested in a physical science major or career, please look at our information on careers in physical science and contact a faculty member.

Our program continues to innovate to meet the diverse needs of our students -

We also support the community -

  • We support Chemeketa's sustainability efforts by using green chemistry, cycling to work, and recycling
  • We promote science in the community with our planetarium
  • We serve the greater scientific community through our participation in the Einstein@Home search for gravitational waves. You can check on Chemeketa in the list of top junior college teams

For more information on physical science at Chemeketa, contact a faculty member or our office -

Building 8, Room 221A
4000 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, OR 97309
Administrative Assistant: Elaine Isom

You may also contact the Mathematics and Science office –

Building 9, Room 105
4000 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, OR 97309
Dean: Michael Milhausen
Administrative Assistant: Beatriz Arevalo

Updated September 2015 by Erik Jensen