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Are you looking to go into medical school? Dental school? Another health sciences program? Then a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry might be the program for you.

Paired with a second major in biological science, social science or liberal arts, a BA in Chemistry can make you an attractive candidate for any number of graduate and professional programs. The Chemistry program from the College of Science and Mathematics’ Department of Chemistry & Physics prepares students for a variety of career pathways.

A Chemistry degree from Augusta University offers an experience like no other, with on-campus opportunities to continue your education.

Chemistry is for you if you consider yourself:

Analytical and Strategic

Program Information

Chemistry Program

1201 Goss Lane
Augusta, GA 30912

Science & Mathematics Building

ahill2@augusta.edu

706-737-1541

What You'll Study

Coursework

In the Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry program, you’ll take basic classes for science majors before moving into your major classes, where you’ll choose from among traditional areas like biochemistry, organic chemistry and inorganic chemistry and specialty areas like forensic chemistry, nuclear chemistry or medicinal chemistry. You’ll also be required to complete a minor or secondary major to demonstrate strong interdisciplinary preparation.

Course List | Track Sheet

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

The Center for Undergraduate Research helps match students to faculty research, hosts professional development workshops and offers funding assistance twice a year to support faculty-led student research.

An updated list of external fellowship and scholarship opportunities helps you find those connections that can make a positive difference in your academic or professional career.

On-campus funding to support student research can lead to peer-reviewed publication and grant proposals — things that get you noticed by employers and graduate programs.

 

Research & Innovation

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.

 

New Home

A new, state-of-the-art building with 22 teaching labs, a tutoring center and a top floor dedicated to research is located on the Health Sciences Campus, maximizing educational and research opportunities.

 

Learning Community

The College of Science and Mathematics’ living learning community helps incoming freshmen thrive during that critical first year of college by offering a supportive network of like-minded students and plenty of engagement opportunities.

 

Tutoring Center

A tutoring center specifically for science and math students is located on the Health Sciences Campus, with similar help also offered at the Academic Success Center on the Summerville Campus.

Your Future

Career Options

Graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry typically use their degree as a stepping stone to graduate or professional programs in medicine, health sciences or for dental school, providing a wide range of exciting and meaningful career options.

 

Student holds up test tube in lab

A Calling Like No Other

Why Augusta?

A new building in the heart of the Health Sciences Campus puts Chemistry students in the middle of the university’s research enterprise, maximizing opportunities for internships and mentorships.

A full range of student support services exist to make sure that students have the opportunity to find assistance, advice or mentorship.

As Georgia’s only Health Sciences Center of Excellence, students are on a campus with graduate and professional programs in health care fields, should they want to continue their academic journey.

Science & Mathematics News

people sitting in front of a building

Goss Lane reopened, drivers should beware increased student traffic

As of Nov. 1, Goss Lane has reopened for vehicle traffic in both directions.

Building

A vision for the future: Augusta University celebrates opening of new Science and Mathematics building

More than 100 guests gathered Sept. 30 on the Health Sciences Campus to celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Science and Mathematics building.

construction

Changes to traffic, pedestrian routes near Goss Lane to begin Aug. 20

Vehicle access to the Goss Lane parking deck via Wesley Gilbert Drive and Spellman Street will not be disturbed.

Classroom

Health Sciences Campus grows with addition of College of Science and Mathematics courses

The Health Sciences Campus will be hosting 132 additional classes to go along with the 144 classes already being offered.

An Education Like No Other

The College of Science and Mathematics provides students with strong foundations in the sciences as well as preparation for careers, citizenship, and a life-long love of learning. We are committed to providing experiences promoting scientific inquiry and discovery and dedicated to creating opportunities for intellectual growth and community involvement.