About Chemistry

As one of only three private schools in Kentucky certified by the American Chemical Society, GC’s Chemistry program provides you with small, faculty-led classes and labs, excellent facilities, and a broad range of faculty expertise. Whether you hope to pursue an advanced degree or want to teach or work in industry, our Chemistry major will get you there.

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Georgetown College Chemistry faculty work with students on individual research projects and present research at meetings and in refereed journals.


All of our students (not just upper-level students) have access to research-grade instrumentation.


Typically, 72% of our graduating seniors continue on to graduate or professional schools.

Program Requirements

51 hours for major; 62 hours for ACS certified degree; 20 hours for minor

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Potential Careers

“My Chemistry and Computational Sciences majors gave me a solid foundation in analytical and computational techniques that I use every day (in sensor protein research).”

 - Joel Federspiel, '11

“The number of facets Georgetown College prepared me for in life is innumerable.  Education does not stop at the classroom door at Georgetown.”

 - Dan Schlipf, '10

“My Chemistry major gave me the necessary skills I needed in order to tackle the demanding classes in veterinary school.” 

 - Lacey Lamb, '09

“GC went above and beyond to prepare me for my graduate education.  The GC Chemistry professors also provided great examples I now use as models for my career."

 - Daniel Scott '05

Chemistry Contact

Want to know more about this academic program? Contact the department chair for more information.

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