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Chemistry (B.S.)

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry offers three American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degrees.  The most popular of the three degrees is the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in with a major in chemistry.  Students seeking a chemistry degree at UNG receive a top-notch education that gives them first-hand experience on a wide variety of chemical instrumentation.

Chemistry Curriculum

 The curriculum is centered on the five traditional chemistry sub-disciplines:

  1. analytical chemistry
  2. organic chemistry
  3. physical chemistry
  4. inorganic chemistry
  5. biochemistry

In addition, many students gain further lab experience by conducting undergraduate research.  

Course Planning Guide

What can you do with a career in chemistry?

Students graduating from UNG with a B.S. with a major in chemistry go on to pursue careers in chemical industry; work for local, state, or federal agencies; or pursue advanced degrees from professional or graduate schools.  For example, recent chemistry graduates have obtained jobs with Johnson & Johnson, Aeon Global Health, Ciba Vision, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Centers for Disease Control.  In addition, other recent UNG chemistry graduates have gone on to pharmacy school at the University of Georgia and graduate schools in chemistry such as the Georgia Institute of Technology, Vanderbilt University, the University of Georgia, the University of Florida, and the University of Tennessee.

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