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Ohio University Majors

Chemistry Major


Overview

The B.S. degree program is chosen by students planning to enter a graduate program in chemistry or work in the chemical industry. The B.S. degree is accredited by the American Chemical Society.

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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

A large number of our graduates go on to take advanced degrees in all areas of chemistry and biochemistry. Graduates of our program are employed in environmental, pharmaceutical and other chemical companies throughout the country. Jobs held by recent graduates include applications lab technician, attorney, associate chemist, auditor, chemist, research and discovery chemist, chemistry and physics teacher, criminalist, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, drug analyst, environmental engineer, pharmacist, physician, QA process chemist, and technology transfer manager.

Upon completing the requirements for the B.S. degree with a major in chemistry, you are eligible for professional status in the American Chemical Society. Completion of a B.A. degree in chemistry does not qualify you for certification.

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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: BS3311

Contact

College of Arts and Sciences 
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department 
Clippinger Laboratories 136
Phone 740.593.1737
Fax: 740.593.0148
chemistry@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/chemistry

Administrative Contact

Lauren McMills, contact person

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