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B.S. Degree in Chemistry

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What can you do with a Chemistry degree?

A Chemistry degree opens many opens many opportunities for you! Many of our recent graduates have gone on to graduate school or found jobs in industrial labs. You can also go on to business school or law school to become a patent attorney. See our careers page for more information.

I'm interested in being a pharmacist. Should I study chemistry? 

B.S. in Biochemistry - Pre-PharmacyYes, but we recommend you complete the Biochemistry, Pre-Pharmacy degree plan. It was created for students planning to attend pharmacy school upon graduation. 

Who can I ask for more information?

Contact Dr. Prilliman, Chair of Chemistry, at sgprilliman@okcu.edu.

​Chemistry (B.S.) Major Requirements: 53 Credit Hours

Required Chemistry Courses: 35 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
CHEM 1104 General Chemistry I4
CHEM 1141 General Chemistry I Lab
1
CHEM 1204 General Chemistry II1
CHEM 1241 General Chemistry II Lab1
CHEM 3303 Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHEM 2303 Quantitative Analysis3
CHEM 2342 Quantitative Analysis Lab2
CHEM 3103 Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 3141 Organic Chemistry I Lab1
CHEM 3203 Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 3241 Organic Chemistry II Lab1
CHEM 3503 Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 3541 Physical Chemistry Lab1
CHEM 3603 Physical Chemistry II3
CHEM 4861 Chemistry Capstone 1
CHEM 4991 Chemistry Research 1
Required Math Courses8
MATH 2004 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I4
MATH 2104 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II4
Required Physics Courses 10
PHYS 2104 University Physics I4
PHYS 2141 University Physics Lab1
PHYS 2204 University Physics II4
PHYS 2241 University Physics II Lab1

YOU QUALIFY FOR FINANCIAL AID

If you score above a 22 on the ACT/100 SAT with a 3.0 GPA, you qualify for: 

Academic scholarships from $1,700–$8,000 per year

Departmental scholarships from $3,000–$11,000 per year

Learn more about financial aid at OKCU

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