A Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry requires that you select an Option to complete as well.  Listed below are the options you may choose from.  If you have any questions, please see Dr. Christine Pastorek or your individual advisor.

BS Degree (10 Options Based on Two Tracks)

Each track has a different set of core courses in chemistry, math, and physics. Description of Chemistry Tracks and core courses. 

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Track One - Select one of two advanced options with the track-one core. This track leads to a B.S. degree approved by the American Chemical Society. Designed for students who plan to continue their chemistry education in graduate school or seeking careers directly in the chemistry workforceProvides a rigorous and complete chemistry foundation with the most extensive laboratory experience. Undergraduate research is strongly encouraged.
Advanced
Chemistry
Knowledge and skills are developed in organic, analytical, physical and inorganic chemistry. Six advanced laboratory courses. Choice of electives that support career goals.
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Advanced 
Biochemistry
The mix of advanced courses is modified to emphasize biochemistry principles and laboratory techniques.
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Track Two - Select one of eight specialized options with the track-two core. Students can earn a chemistry B.S. degree in four years while targeting a career direction in a second field or preparing for graduate school in chemistry or related areas.
BiochemistryDesigned for those interested in working in biotechnology areas.
9 courses in biology, biochemistry including lab, & genetics.  A strong option for pre-pharmacy. 
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BusinessCreated for chemists interested in working in marketing and sales or starting a small business. Reduces time to obtain MBA at OSU. Good stepping stone for law school.
8 courses in accounting, law, finance, organizational systems.
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Chemistry
Education
Designed to interface with the MSin Teaching program for high school teachers in Science & Math Educ. at OSU. 
11 courses in teaching methods, a secondary area, and undergraduate teaching internship and seminar in chemistry
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Chemical 
Engineering
Designed to offer selected chemical engineering concepts that may enhance career opportunities in areas such as electronics, polymers, and biotechnology.
9 courses in basic engineering & chemical engineering including mass and fluid transport, reaction engineering, & separations processes
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Environmental 
Chemistry
Structured to provide a quality foundation for working in government, industrial or university labs studying the behavior of chemicals in the environment.
11 courses in biology, microbiology, toxicology, environmental chemistry and health, soil science, & hydrology
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Forensic 
Science
A combination of courses designed to provide a chemistry major with a background in biology, biochemistry, and related areas and emphasis in analytical chemistry that is appropriate for work in a crime lab or to pursue a graduate degree in forensic science.
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Materials
Science
Customized to include applied courses in a variety of materials areas to enhance career opportunities in, for example, electronics, polymers and biotechnology.
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PremedDirected at students planning to apply to medical or dental school who also like chemistry as a second career pathway.
9 courses in biology, biochemistry, bioethics, genetics, & statistics.
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B.A. Degree  -  Designed for those interested in obtaining a broader background in liberal arts, including a foreign language, and may open up international opportunities, especially if coupled with OSU' s International Degree Program. This option includes a Second language requirement and additional liberal arts courses.
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