The College of Chemistry comprises two departments: the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Faculty in both departments are engaged in teaching and research in a wide range of applications and subdisciplines. The College offers undergraduate degrees in chemistry, chemical biology, and chemical engineering and doctoral degrees in chemistry and chemical engineering.
History of Chemical Engineering (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) at the University of California, Berkeley including establishment of department within the College of Chemistry. The department has an unusual history among chemical engineering programs in the United States and also has become one of the most respected departments in that area. Although not unique, only a few chemical engineering programs sit outside of engineering departments in the United States.