The department is under the faculty of science, it is meant to offer B.Sc. in courses like chemistry, environmental chemistry, biochemistry, etc, but presently the department offers courses lading to the award of B.Sc. chemistry only. The department staffs. The department also has a total of 21 pioneering students.
The vision and mission of the department is not farfetched from that of the university, i.e to become a world renowned centre of leaning where student are prepared with the knowledge, skills, and disposition that they need in order to serve their community, state, nation, and the world through excellence in teaching, research, and service.
The department therefore has the following as her aims:
In the light of its aims, the mission of the department therefore is to produce students who have sound chemical and non-chemical knowledge to be able to affect their communication, state, the nation and the world positively.
The department is committed to excellence and integrity in all its endeavours.