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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Chemistry (BS)


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Total required hours: 128

This major leads to certification by the American Chemical Society.

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I. General Education Requirements (49 hrs)


II. Major Requirements (66 or 70 hrs)


A. Core Courses (all courses required)


B. Electives (5 hrs required)


  • CHEM 3000 - 4999 (excluding 4900)

III. Residency Requirements


In order to graduate from any university a student should take a significant proportion of the hours for his or her program of study from that university, take a significant proportion of hours in the major from that university, and take a significant proportion of the “signature elements” of that university’s general education requirements.

At Otterbein, at least 48 semester hours of coursework must be taken in Otterbein classes. MATH 0900 cannot be used to help fulfill this requirement. Of these hours:

  • at least 12 semester hours must be taken in each of a student’s majors at the 3000 level or above,
  • at least 4 semester hours (any level) must be taken in each minor, and
  • the INST dyad must be taken at Otterbein.

IV. Required Total Hours for the Degree (128 hrs)


If the coursework taken to fulfill the General Education Requirements and the requirements in your major do not equal 128 hours, select a sufficient number of electives to achieve that total.

 

V. Minimum GPA Overall and in the Major


A GPA of 2.0 overall as well as in the major must be achieved. To be licensed to teach, a GPA of 2.5 overall must be achieved.

VI. Application for Degree


A prospective graduate must complete an Application for Degree at the Registrar’s Office two terms prior to the term in which the degree is to be completed.

 

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