Welcome to the Department of Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Environmental Sciences

To complete the Chemistry Placement Exam for those interested in registering for:

CHM11/CHM17 for Fall 2022.

Please contact Ms. Elizabeth Diaz at elizabeth.diaz04@bcc.cuny.edu

or your Academic Advisor for additional information or questions.​


The Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Environmental Sciences Department offers the following Associate Degree Programs:

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences – Chemistry (A.S.)
  • Environmental Technology (A.A.S.)
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology (A.A.S.)
  • Liberal Arts and Science – Earth Systems and Environment Science (A.S.)
  • Science for Forensics (A.S.) – Featured on ABC news

Upon completion, students can transfer into four degree programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and also into professional programs such as Doctoral Pharmacy (PharmD) and Physician Assistant (PA) programs.

In addition to the traditional basic and advanced college chemistry courses, the Department of Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Environmental Sciences offers career-oriented programs in Environmental Technology, Earth Science, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology and, most recently, Forensic Science. Our forensics program was featured in the news and covered by local ABC stations.

Department News


A two-week adventure to Palma de Mallorca, Spain, focusing on the environment and sustainability with 10 CUNY Students, including 7 from BCC: Willmar Guzman Ulloa, Mary Martinez Nunez, Samantha Ramcharran, Ylianny Paulino Batista, Adrianny Montero Nunez, Grissel de Jesus Sosa, and Anthonella Contreras Linarez

Internships and Research Opportunities

The CUNY Research Scholars Program provides funded laboratory experiences for associate degree students over a one-year period. The goal of the program is to encourage undergraduate participation in authentic research and to increase persistence in STEM disciplines. Students receive 400 hours of mentoring from faculty members and participate in programming offered at their campuses, including sessions on laboratory safety, public speaking and poster preparation.

Contact Us

Chairperson and Professor

Neal Phillip, PhD
Office: Meister Hall, room 814,
Phone: 718-289-556


Chemistry Earth and Environmental Sciences Department Study Abroad Adventures

India Study Abroad

Australia Study Abroad

Spain Study Abroad

Learn more about  the study abroad experiences of our BBC/CUNY students with the Chemistry Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at:

India: https://bronx-cuny-india-study-abroad.tumblr.com

Australia: https://bcc-cuny-australia-ecotourism.tumblr.com/

Spain: https://bcc-cuny-mallorca.tumblr.com/

Stay tuned for more life changing experiences to come!

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