Jun 21, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry—Biochemistry Major (B.S.)


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Major code BS3316

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

Lauren McMills, contact person
mcmillsl@ohio.edu

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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Requirements

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


Ohio University requires the completion of a minimum of 120 semester hours for the conferral of a bachelor’s degree. This program can be completed within that 120-hour requirement. For more information on the minimum hours requirement and other universitywide requirements, please review the Graduation Requirements – Universitywide  page.

Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirement


View the College and Liberal Arts and Sciences Distribution Requirements .

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