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Engaging students in chemistry through research, discovery, education and career opportunities

Our program has many unique offerings such as: mentored undergraduate research, a small/close knit faculty to student ratio, a variety of program concentrations, and a pre-pharmacy 3+4 agreement. More offerings are on the horizon as we grow!

Our Concentrations

Chemistry B.S.

Start building a solid background in science. Courses meet the guidelines of the American Chemistry Society and include inorganic chemistry, chemical analysis and instrumental methods of analysis, organic chemistry and physical chemistry.

Degree Requirements

Chemistry B.S. (Biochemistry Concentration)

Develop an understanding of organic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular virology, microbiology and so much more.

Degree Requirements

Chemistry B.S. (Forensic Chemistry Concentration)

Prepare for a career in forensic science and criminal analysis with our innovative Forensic Chemistry Concentration.

Degree Requirements

Pre-Pharmacy Track

Georgia College partners with the University of Georgia (UGA), Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) and Auburn University schools of pharmacy to offer eligible students majoring in chemistry an accelerated track to pharmacy school.

Pre-pharmacy students are advised by an academic advisor and are declared as chemistry majors with a pre-pharmacy concentration. After completing the junior year at Georgia College, students apply to a professional school of pharmacy where an additional four years completes a doctor of pharmacy degree (Pharm. D.).

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Key Benefits of this Degree

What can my career look like with this degree?

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Different Career Options
Complementary Minors
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A first for middle Georgia

Georgia College & State University offers a first of a kind degree concentration for students in central Georgia.

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Career Paths for Chemistry Majors

Why Chemistry?

You'll learn skills in

  • Analysis
  • Efficiency
  • Scientific Writing
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Team Work

These skills can lead to careers such as

  • Doctor
  • Chemist
  • Dentist
  • Industry Professional
  • Professor
  • Pharmacist
  • Engineer
  • Veterinarian
  • Environmental Health Professional

View salary data for Chemistry majors from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Certified through the American Chemical Society

Our Chemistry programs aim to expose students to careers and chemistry and science education, as each scholar will be mentored by a faculty member. As a student in the Chemistry program, you will be prepared to enter and succeed in graduate programs in chemistry or professional programs including medical or dental school.

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