Athens, OH 45701
120 Chubb Hall
1 Ohio University
Athens, OH 45710
This program serves students who have an interest in biological applications of chemistry as a biochemist or health scientist in medicine, industry, or research; as preparation for graduate studies in biochemistry or another life science such as molecular biology, microbiology, or immunology; or as preparation for combining a career in medicine, dentistry, etc., with research. The curriculum includes all fundamental areas of chemical and biological sciences with emphasis on advanced biochemistry, including biochemical laboratory techniques, instruments, experiment design, and protocols.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, in the College of Arts and Sciences, offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in Chemistry, and B.S. degrees in seven other programs of study. It is important to note that with a B.S. degree in Chemistry, students are eligible for professional status in the American Chemical Society, but not with a B.A. in Chemistry. Laboratory research is a beneficial and valuable experience for all undergraduates. Getting involved in undergraduate research within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is simple. Aside from specialty programs, there are numerous avenues for participating in research, including earning course credit during the academic school year or being paid by a professor sponsoring the research.
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The College of Arts and Sciences is home to 19 departments, 27 majors and dozens of other special curricula. The college is committed to advancing the interrelated areas of teaching, research, and outreach in a learning-centered community. The college instructs students based on core disciplines for the entire university.
Arts and Sciences is home to nearly one-third of all OHIO's undergraduate and graduate students. The college encourages research and applied scholarship among all of its faculty members. They also create many opportunities for undergraduates to be involved in research as well. The college takes an active role in making knowledge accessible and in applying it to issues that affect the wider community.
All departmental majors provide sound preparation for future careers by requiring you to think and write critically and to communicate well - the preferred skills in all areas of the public and private sector. Certificate programs are open to students who are enrolled in any baccalaureate program, regardless of college or major. Minors in the College of Arts and Sciences may be combined with any regular majors or special curricula programs. With careful planning, minors can be completed within four years.
Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio and the first in the Northwest Territory. Admission to Ohio University is granted to the best-qualified applicants as determined by a selective admission policy.