The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program at Dalton State gives you comprehensive learning opportunities geared towards your future in the chemical sciences. In the General Chemistry track you will take classes in organic chemistry, physical chemistry and quantitative analysis. You will also be able to select major-related electives that align with your specific career goals. These experiences in the General Chemistry track will give you a broad background in the chemical sciences and prepare you for a career with private research companies, government agencies, local industry, higher education institutions and in environmental science. Outstanding faculty will provide you with first-rate academic preparation for a career or graduate program. The courses within this pathway are designed to prepare you for the rigorous entrance exams required for postgraduate education. Many hands-on experiences, such as undergraduate research collaborations, faculty-lead readings in chemistry, and participation in clubs will guide you into your career with confidence.

Career Areas:

  • Local Industry
  • Laboratory Sciences
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Toxicology
  • Chemical Technology
  • Crystallography
  • Chemical Health and Safety

Chemistry, BS Concentrations:

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Pre-Health Sciences

Alumni Outcomes

Curious about where Dalton State alumni work, what they do, and estimated salary in their field? Here’s an overview.

Our Alumni Work Here

Advent Health Hamilton Health Care System Kennesaw State University MFG Chemical McKee Foods Corporation QEP Co

Median Salary for Dalton State Chemistry Graduates Working in Georgia

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