Mar 03, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Chemistry—Predentistry Major (B.S.)


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Major code BS3312

College of Arts and Sciences  
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department  
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 chemistry-predentistry B.S. degree provides a sound background in the chemistry, biochemistry, biological sciences, mathematics and physics courses that are required for dental 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–predentistry are well-prepared to pursue dental 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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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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