Chemistry - B.S.

General Information

Degree & Major: Chemistry - B.S.
College Name: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
Department Name: Chemistry
Gary Douberly
(706) 542-3857
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Degree Requirements

College-wide Requirements

University-wide Requirements

Description: This program is designed for the student who intends to major in chemistry but may wish to pursue a career in some other science-related field, including the health sciences, business, and the legal profession. It is often chosen by students who intend to pursue postgraduate studies in medicine, dentistry, or veterinary medicine. The curriculum for this degree consists of a selection of chemistry courses and supporting courses in other areas of physical and biological sciences as well as mathematics. This program is intended to provide the student with a broad background in chemistry and related disciplines.

Career Opportunities: Students who successfully complete this curriculum will possess a broad background in chemistry and related sciences with sufficient depth of knowledge to pursue a wide variety of career options, ranging from employment as chemists in government or industrial laboratories to enrollment in a wide variety of post graduate degree programs, including those offered by professional schools of medicine, dentistry, and law.
of Transfer Students:
To transfer into chemistry without delay, students must already have credit in two semesters of first-year chemistry, two semesters of organic chemistry, one semester of quantitative analysis, one semester of calculus, and two semesters of non-calculus based physics.
Study Abroad: UGA at Oxford Study Abroad Program.
Internships: Internships are available with a variety of companies and institutions which varies every term. A file of these opportunities is maintained in the Department.
Student Organizations: The Student Affiliate of the American Chemical Society (SAACS).
Contact: Dr. Richard Hubbard,,
(706) 542-1974
Available Graduate Programs: Professional schools such as medical school, dental school, pharmacy school, law school, and veterinary school, as well as graduate school in science education.