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Chemistry and Physics are the fundamental backbone of all science and technology.


Why Chemistry or Physics?

What We Offer:

A chemistry or physics degree will allow you to develop the analytical and problem-solving skills that are universally sought after by graduate and professional schools as well as by employers. With the demand for scientifically literate college graduates being as strong as ever this indicates that a solid foundation in chemistry and physics is a must to stay on the cutting edge of nearly any science or engineering field.

      • Engaging laboratory instruction
      • Hands on access to state of the art instrumentation
      • A small-feel department with high access to faculty members
      • An increasing number of academic support programs, such as: free tutoring and supplemental instruction (SI) linked to certain courses
      • An increasing number of opportunities to participate in Undergraduate Research
      • Many sources of financial assistance, including: scholarships, pay for serving as lab assistants, and undergraduate research stipends
      • Many opportunities for social and service activities, including: Student/Faculty Meet and Greets, the Chemistry Club, the Physics Club, dept outreach activities, judging local science fairs, giving dept tours, etc. 

 

Graduate Progam

MS in Biomlecular Science with a Concentration in Medicinal Chemistry 

Contact Us

Department of Chemistry & Physics
1201 Goss Lane Augusta, GA 30912
Mailing: 1120 15th Street, GE-1006  
Augusta, GA 30912
  706-737-1541       706-667-4519
  ahill2@augusta.edu

  chemistry@augusta.edu

  physics@augusta.edu

Student Spotlight


Undergraduate Programs

CHEMISTRY

American Chemical Society Certification


BS in Chemistry 
with ACS certified degree
BA in Chemistry


Other concentrations offered for BS in Chemistry:
Biochemistry
Forensic Science
Medicinal Chemistry
Nuclear Science
Teacher Education

Dual Degree
BS in Chemistry & Integrated Master of Arts in Teaching

Non-degree 
Minor in Chemistry

PHYSICS

BS in Physics 

 


Other concentration offered for BS in Physics:
Nuclear Science

 

 

Dual Degree 
BS in Physics & Integrated Master of Arts in Teaching

Non-degree 
Minor in Physics

News & Events

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Applications open for paid student biopharmaceutical research opportunity

Two Augusta University faculty have teamed up to provide a research opportunity to STEM undergraduates interested in a career in drug development.

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College of Science and Mathematics stays focused on grant-funded research through pandemic challenges

Augusta University’s College of Science and Mathematics received numerous research grants during fiscal year 2019. Dean John Sutherland hosted a celebration of those accomplishments on Sept. 6, 2019, at the Maxwell Alumni House. Fast-forward two years, and while the COVID-19 pandemic induced many challenges, the principal investigators of these grants carried on their research with […]

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NSF-funded program, scholarship continue to benefit Augusta University students

Eligible students who meet the academic criteria and are at a financial disadvantage can be awarded a POPUPS scholarship up to $8,000 per academic year.

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Augusta University scientists present eco-friendly plastic solution to American Chemical Society

Their research explores a "greener" way to make nylon 6-6, a thermoplastic used for tire reinforcements, ski bindings, outdoor stadium seats and more.


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Faculty Teaching Innovation

Learn more about the Chemistry and Physics faculty and the innovative ways they teach.

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Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarships and apprenticeships available to chemistry and physics majors.

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Scholarships

 Up to $8,000 per year are available to talented Chemistry, Physics, Biological Sciences, or Mathemetics students.

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Faculty Research 

Our Chemistry and Physics faculty are involved in many different areas of research.