Chemistry offers you courses to provide comprehensive training in the four chemistry
sub-disciplines – analytical, inorganic, organic and physical – and the experience
to work safely in a laboratory setting.
Why chemistry at OSU?
With a chemistry degree, you possess an excellent foundation for careers in bioanalytical,
catalysts, chemometrics, computational modeling, environmental studies, explosive
detection, forensics, main group compounds, materials characterization, pharmaceutical,
polymers and separation science. Courses to expect for this major include Organic
Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Chemical and Spectrometric Identification of Organic
Compounds and Quantitative Analysis Laboratory.
Those interested in careers in chemistry should be creative, highly motivated and
have an aptitude for solving problems. For some areas of specialization, a background
in mathematics, physics or biology may also be essential. Our graduates enjoy successful
careers with a variety of employers:
Food Quality Labs
Material Testing Lab
3+3Law option for early admission
and the opportunity to complete your undergraduate and law degree in six years
instead of seven
Research opportunities starting freshman year with opportunities to present at conference
The Oklahoma Statewide Shared Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility provides a diverse
array of magnetic resonance research capabilities for routine and advanced analysis
of both solutions and solid-state samples