Jul 17, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry Minor

Minor code OR3311

College of Arts and Sciences 
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department
Clippinger Laboratories 136
Phone 740.593.1737
Fax: 740.593.0148

Lauren McMills, director of general chemistry/contact person


Program Overview

A chemistry minor will prepare students with an understanding of the fundamentals of chemistry as well as giving them experience with organic, inorganic, physical, and biochemistry. A minor could help prepare studies for graduate school in the natural sciences or medicine.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Graduates will gain a basic understanding in chemistry which could complement their major area of study and enable students to think in a more interdisciplinary manner. Examples of careers that could benefit from a minor in chemistry include medicine, pharmacy, biomedical research, law (especially patent law in the sciences) and chemical, civil and biomedical engineering.


Minor Hours Requirement

The chemistry minor requires a minimum of 20 hours.

Required Courses

Complete the following courses:

Complete at least 6 hours completing either two courses or a course and a course group:

Individual course options are:

Course group option:

Complete the following courses:

Chemistry Materials Fee

All chemistry laboratory courses have a consumable materials fee. In addition, students must purchase a $20 breakage card from the Office of the Bursar, the unused portion of which will be refunded.