Bachelor Degrees in Chemistry

Georgia Southern University is on of the top 25 schools in the nation for producing chemistry majors certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

Our ACS-certified programs offer students an introduction to modern laboratory methods and principles using state-of-the-art scientific equipment. As a student in our chemistry degrees, you will learn laboratory techniques, critical thinking, independent and team learning and a wealth of opportunities for undergraduate research.

Our faculty are teacher-scholars who thrive in the classroom and the laboratory, and are focused on student success. They will provide you a learning environment that stresses your individual needs and helps you develop your potential.

Explore each of our bachelor degrees in chemistry to find your fit:

  •       B.S. in Chemistry
  •       B.S. in Biochemistry
  •       B.A. in Chemistry

Georgia Southern’s chemistry majors include a core of lecture and laboratory courses designed to establish a fundamental understanding of the major areas of the discipline. All of our chemistry degrees and concentrations are certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS).  The Department also offers a Minor in Chemistry for majors of other fields wishing to expand their scientific background.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry degree (B.S.CHEM.) provides students with a sound education in chemistry and prepares students for advanced study in chemistry, for entrance into professional schools, as well as for specialized work in chemistry. This program is certified by the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) and is recommended for all students who plan to work as chemists in governmental or industrial laboratories, or who plan to do graduate work in the field of chemistry.

Program for the B.S.Chem. Degree

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Chemistry

The Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Chemistry provides students with a sound liberal arts education while still preparing them for advanced studies or entrance into professional schools. It requires both Major (Chemistry) and Minor fields of study as well as a minimum amount of foreign language and is appropriate for students wishing a broader field of experience from their college curriculum. This degree is also certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS-certified).

Program for the B.A. w/ Major in Chemistry

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree still provides students with a sound background education in chemistry and will prepare students for advanced studies, entrance into professional schools, and specialized work in biochemistry. The biochemistry degree is particularly suitable for students considering careers in the Biomedical or pre-Health industries.

Program for the B.S. Biochemistry


Minor in Chemistry or Biochemistry

Last updated: 2/6/2019



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