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Undergraduate Majors

Ohio University's nine undergraduate colleges offer more than 250 programs of study. Students may select from a wide variety of majors, minors and certificates. While most undergraduate programs at the Athens campus are designed to be completed in four years, a limited number of two-year degree programs are available as well.

Chemistry—Premedicine Major (B.S.)

Major code BS3314

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

Lauren McMills, contact person
mcmillsl@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The chemistry-premedicine B.S. degree program provides a solid background in the chemistry, biochemistry, biological sciences, mathematics and physics courses that are required for medical school.

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 chemistry–premedicine are well-prepared to pursue medical school upon completion of this degree. However, other higher education and career opportunities also exist depending upon the interest of the graduate. 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.

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