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Which course to take?

Requirement CHEM 1100 CHEM 1210 CHEM 1211/1212 CHEM 1311H/1312H CHEM 1411/1412
Non-STEM Majors
Need Area II Physical Science with lab & had chemistry in HS X        
Need Area II Physical Science with no lab OR did not take HS chemistry or struggled with it   X      
STEM Majors
Chemistry in HS and comfortable with basic concepts     X    
Chemistry in HS and did very well & want to be in honors       X  
Chemistry in HS, did very well, major in Chemistry or Engineering         X

Math Prerequisite

If you need to take pre-calculus, MATH 1113, we strongly encourage you to enroll in CHEM 1210 now, and take CHEM 1211 the next semester. 

Data from prior years shows that 60% of students who enroll in MATH 1113 and CHEM 1211 in the same semester fail or withdraw from CHEM 1211.

  • Taking MATH 1113 before taking CHEM 1211 improves these numbers
  • Taking MATH 1113 and CHEM 1210, then taking CHEM 1211, has the best student outcome. 

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Main office phone: 706-542-2626 

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Head of the Department: Prof. Gary Douberly