General Information

All degrees granted by OSU include the Baccalaureate Core. The "Bacc Core" includes 48 credits in Skills, Perspectives, and Synthesis and emphasizes writing, critical thinking, cultural diversity, the arts, sciences, literature, lifelong fitness, and global awareness. A writing intensive course in the major is included. Experimental Chemistry II, CH 462 (Winter term) and CH 463 (Spring term) are two WIC courses for the chemistry major.

For more information on the Chemistry degree, please contact the head Chemistry Advisor, Dr. Christine Pastorek at (541)737-6732 or  If you plan to be in the Corvallis area & would like to stop in for a guided tour of the Chemistry department, we would be happy to see you!  Contact Dr. Pastorek or the OSU Visitors Center to schedule a visit.