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Ohio University Majors

Chemistry—Biochemistry Major


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

College of Arts and Sciences 
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry 
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
mcmillsl@ohio.edu

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Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.

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