The statements set forth in this catalog are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and this institution. While the provisions of the catalog will ordinarily be applied as stated, Augusta University reserves the right to change any provision listed in this catalog, including but not limited to academic requirements for graduation, without actual notice to individual students. Reasonable effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes. It is especially important that students note that it is their responsibility to keep themselves apprised of current graduation requirements for their particular degree program.
The AU Chemistry program is nationally accredited with students having the option of obtaining an American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degree. Students seeking the ACS approved degree certificate generally follow the professional concentration and complete a research thesis. The Professional Concentration ensures that students have experience in all 5 traditional areas of chemistry- inorganic, organic, physical, analytical, and biochemistry. Major electives allow students to include undergraduate research or explore other course areas such as medicinal, forensic, or nuclear chemistry. A minor is not required for this degree.