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Chemistry, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
The B.A. Chemistry degree program offered by the Ohio University provides a sound science background along with emphasis on the humanities, social sciences and language.
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Overview

The program offered by Ohio University is for those students who do not plan on pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry, but wish to pursue a career that will incorporate their background in chemistry such as a laboratory setting, K-12 education (with additional credentialing), law, etc.

Due to changes in standards for teacher licensure in the State of Ohio, the current program in chemistry is subject to change. If you are interested in becoming licensed to teach chemistry at the secondary level, contact the Office of Student Services in the Patton College of Education.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

  • Students with a B.A. in chemistry can go on to a wide range of higher education and career opportunities such as laboratory work, K-12 education (with additional credentialing), business, marketing, law, etc. The Chemistry B.A. can also be complemented with the OHIO Certificate in Entrepreneurship or OHIO Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture. The Chemistry B.A. can also be complemented by a one-year clinical masters at OHIO in education with licensure, see Initial Masters with Licensure.
  • Examples of possible employers for those with chemistry degrees include, but are not limited to, the following: U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, public health departments, institutions of higher education, the chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and biotechnology industries, research organizations, etc.
  • Upon completing the requirements for the B.S. degree with a major in chemistry, you are eligible for professional status in the American Chemical Society. Completion of a B.A. degree in chemistry does not qualify you for certification.

Accreditation

Ohio University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) (formerly the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry: Chromatography and Spectroscopy 
  • Modern Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Inorganic Laboratory
  • Basic Biochemistry 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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