Chemistry Major

Core Curriculum Requirements

60 Hours

All baccalaureate programs at North Georgia have as a requirement the satisfactory completion of at least 60 semester credit hours comprising the six areas of the core curriculum. A complete description of Areas A-E of the core curriculum can be found in Core Curriculum. Individual degree programs may specify exceptions and/or particular courses which must be taken within each Area A-E of the core curriculum. Those exceptions and/or course requirements and Area F of the core curriculum are shown below.

Area A

MATH 1113 or MATH 2450

Area B

no exceptions

Area C

no exceptions

Area D

Chemistry majors may not take CHEM 1211, 1211L, 1212, and 1212L. MATH 2400 is strongly recommended.

Area E

no exceptions

Area F. Courses Appropriate to the Chemistry Major

18 hours

CHEM 1211, 1211L, 1212, 1212L

8 hours

PHYS 2211, 2211L, 2212, 2212L

8 hours

plus one hour each from Areas A and D, or CHEM 1214, or CHEM 2200L

2 hours

Advanced placement: Credit for CHEM 1211, 1211L, 1212 and 1212L is available based on the ETS Advanced Placement Examination. See department head for details.

Courses Required for a Chemistry Major

45 or 46 hours

CHEM 2734 / 2734L

4 hours

CHEM 3441 / 3441L

4 hours

CHEM 3442 / 3442L

4 hours

CHEM 3541 / 3541L

4 hours

CHEM 3542 / 3542L

4 hours

CHEM 4244 / 4244L

4 hours

CHEM 4744K

4 hours

CHEM 4841K

4 hours

CHEM 3911

1 hour

CHEM 4912

1 hour

Advanced Chemistry electives

8 hours

MATH 2400 / 2460

3 or 4 hours

Minimum Math Requirement - MATH 2460

U.S. and Georgia Constitution and History requirement

Regents' Skills Test or exemption (must be taken during the first semester)

Foreign Language Competency at the 1002 Level

Military Science requirement for Military Students (12 hours)

Electives: To bring the total number of credit hours to at least 120 hours.

Exit Requirement: Graduating seniors will be required to take an undergraduate assessment test in Chemistry and complete an exit questionnaire which allows the department to assess the chemistry program.