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Chemistry AOC

Get in your element at ACM…
Earning a Chemistry degree from ACM is a great first step towards your future as a chemical researcher, an environmental consultant, a pharmacist, a medical doctor, or many careers in chemistry. Our program emphasizes learning by doing. Our small lab sections allow you to gain extensive hands-on experience. Our attentive faculty merge the material presented in lecture with interactive experiments in the lab.
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Location: SCIENCE (S) 70
What will you learn?
  • An understanding of the world at the molecular level
  • Chemical systems and processes
  • Laboratory skills
    • Use of sophisticated instrumentation and equipment
    • Data Analysis
    • Ability to solve qualitative and quantitative problems
  • Application of chemistry to environmental and societal issues
What will you do?
  • Chemical Researcher
  • Industrial Chemist
  • Geologist
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Medical Professional
  • Pharmacist

Why ACM?

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Program Details
Our Chemistry Degree is perfect for you if you are planning to transfer to a four year school with a major in chemistry, geology, or a pre-professional program such as pre-medicine or pre-pharmacy. Earning your Associate of Science Degree at ACM has many benefits! You can take all your basic science, mathematics, and general education courses at a greatly reduced price. You will get a high quality education taught by a caring faculty of diverse scientist with advanced degrees. You will gain knowledge through hands on learning as we provide all our students amazing access to state- of-the-art scientific laboratory equipment and interactive field experiences.

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Program Goals & Learning Outcomes
Program Goals
  • Chemistry faculty will clearly and professionally share scientific knowledge and concepts in lecture and lab.
  • Laboratory instructors will teach scientific skill sets needed for students to succeed with their continued education or when entering the workforce.
  • The Science Division will support and promote seamless 2+2 degrees with transferability to four year University partner institutions.
Learning Outcomes
  • Students effectively communicate chemistry concepts and processes using both written and verbal skills.
  • Students exhibit appropriate use of laboratory equipment and technology.
  • Students can use analytic tools to problem solve
  • Science majors are prepared to transfer to a four year institution in a scientific field.

Meet the Faculty

Our experienced, knowledgeable faculty and staff are excited to share their expertise with you and prepare you to succeed in the diverse, scientific field of Chemistry.

Emmanuel Atta-Obeng 
Assistant Professor

Science 56

B.S., Kwame Nkrumah University
M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., West Virginia University

Thomas Baker 


B.S., M.S., Brigham Young University
Ph.D. University of Maryland

Michele Barmoy 
Associate Professor

Science 67

B.A., University Maryland Baltimore County
M.S., Frostburg State University

Donna Brunelli 
Interim of Science Division, Professor

Science 66

B.S., Wikes University
D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Cynthia Carnahan 
Assistant Professor

Science 59

B.S., M.S., Frostburg State University

Joy Freidenbloom 
Lab Coordinator

Science 52

B.S., Pennsylvania State University

Steven Heninger 

Science 70

B.S., University of Connecticut
M.S, Pennsylvania State University

Howard Kramer 

Science 69

B.S., City College of New York
M.S., Clark University
Ph.D. McGill University
Postdoctoral Research at Rockefeller University in New York

Willson Kwok 
Associate Professor

Science 57

A.A., Kapiolana Community College
B.A., University of Hawaii at Manoa
MBA,Ph.D., University North Carolina at Charlotte

Molly Mastrangelo 


B.A., Mount Holyoke College
Graduate Studies at University of Stockholm,Sweden
Ph.D., Yale University

Roberta Mills 
Office Manager, Science Division and Forest Technology

Science 50

A.A.S., Allegany College of Maryland

Stacie Rafter 
Assistant Professor

Science 61

B.S., Pennsylvania State University
M.Ed., George Washington University

Kathleen Gawel Thompson 

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Bedford County Campus

B.S.,Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., Thomas Jefferson University

Timothy Turner 
Associate Professor

Science 65

B.S., M.S., Frostburg State University

Patricia Andrews 


B.S., M.S., Frostburg State University

James Stickler 


B.S., West Virginia University
M.S., Ph.D. University of Kentucky
B.A., Morris Harvey College
C.A.S. West Virginia College of Graduate Studies

Jessica Vespoli 


B.S., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., Kent State University

Glenn Workman, Jr. 


A.A., Potomac State College
B.S.,M.S., Ph.D. West Virginia University

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