Areas of Study
Our program is distinguished by rigorous academics combined with extensive opportunities for research. As a student in the Donald J. Bettinger Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, you will receive a solid foundation in math and the physical sciences, and you will build life skills in leadership, teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking.
- BS in Chemistry
- BS in Biochemistry
- BS in Chemistry, American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degree
- BS in Biochemistry, American Chemical Society (ACS) certified degree
- BA in Chemistry
- The BA degree is for students interested in premed and those students looking to dual major with another BA degree.
- A 3+3 Pre-Law program is available to students pursuing a BA degree
With any of these degrees, you’ll be ready to work in an industry or government lab or pursue an advanced degree such as a Ph.D., MD, or PharmD.
Specific courses offer by the department are described in the ONU Handbook.
We have a specific program for teacher licensure for students seeking to teach High School Chemistry Courses (Adolescent Young Adult (7-12) Physical Sciences: Chemistry; Physical Sciences: Chemistry and Physics; or Integrated Science).
Students can also minor in the department with the following concentrations:
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