Academic Majors & Minors
- Students can declare a major/minor during, or after the second semester of their freshman year. Students should declare a major/minor no later than the end of the sophomore year.
- No more than 2 concentrations allowed, either:
- 2 majors OR
- 1 major and 1 minor OR
- 1 major
- Maintain at least a C (2.0) average in any major or minor.
- Only one (1) undergraduate degree may be earned from Emory.
Major in Chemistry BA
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Five foundational courses each with a 2 unit related lab (25 units)
- CHEM 150 + CHEM 150L*
- CHEM 202 + CHEM 202L*
- CHEM 203 + CHEM 203L
- CHEM 204 + CHEM 204L
- CHEM 205 + CHEM 205L
One 300 level integrated lab with analytical focus (2 units)
Two courses at the 300 and 400 level (1 must be lecture) (5-6 units)
Non-chemistry requirements:: PHYS 141 and PHYS 142 OR PHYS151 and PHYS 152; MATH 111; BIOL 141 (lecture only) (14 units)
*Students who earn credit for CHEM 150 through the AP or IB exams may enter the program at the 202 level and enroll in CHEM 202Z + CHEM 202ZL. Following successful completion of these courses, students will then enroll in 203Z + 203ZL and then continue on to 204 + 204L.
All courses required for the chemistry major must be taken for a letter grade to count towards the major.