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Chemistry—Biochemistry Major (B.S.)

Program Overview

The biochemistry major 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, pharmacy, etc., with research.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change to Program Policy

Students wishing to change or add a chemistry major or minor at Ohio University should go to the Undergraduate Student Services Office in the College of Arts and Sciences located on the first floor of Wilson Hall (Main Green).

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Students with a B.S. degree in biochemistry can go on to a wide variety of higher education and career opportunities. These opportunities range from research positions, careers in healthcare, education, scientific journalism, and more. Possible employers include, but are not limited to, pharmaceutical and chemical companies, university, hospital, and federal government laboratories law firms, such as research, industry or medicine.

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Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic Catalog

Program Details

Degree
Bachelor of Science
Code
BS3316

Contact

Administrative Contact

Lauren McMills, contact person
mcmillsl@ohio.edu