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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. 

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Contact Us

  Augusta University (Science Hall, W-3005)
  2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904
  706-737-1541       706-667-4519

Student Spotlight

Undergraduate Programs


American Chemical Society Certification

BS in Chemistry 
with ACS certified degree
BA in Chemistry

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

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

Minor in Chemistry


BS in Physics 


Other concentration offered for BS in Physics:
Nuclear Science



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

Minor in Physics

News & Events

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UGA College of Pharmacy, Augusta University partner to benefit pharmacy students

The agreement will allow participants an earlier start to a career in the critical health care field.

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Dr. Trinanjan Datta named Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Scholar

Professor of Physics Dr. Trinanjan Datta has been named Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Scholar for the 2021-23 academic years. Datta will visit UC Santa Barbara three times over the three-year period to share his research.


Living-Learning Communities provide students with learning, social opportunities during pandemic

Living-Learning Communities are offered in residential university housing to support freshmen in making a successful transition during the critical first year of college.

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Faculty Teaching Innovation

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

ADP Scholars


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

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 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.