chemistry student holds a six-well plate that has several discs with different coatings that change color upon binding to metal ions such as lead
A chemistry student holds a six-well plate that contains several discs with different coatings that change color upon binding to metal ions such as lead. The experiments are in the lab of Associate Professor of Chemistry Jason Belitsky. Photo credit: Jennifer Manna
Program Overview

Chemistry

Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Department: Chemistry / Biochemistry

Current. Foundational. Flexible. Interdisciplinary. Experiential. Rigorous. Collaborative. These are a few of the strengths of Oberlin’s chemistry and biochemistry program, which offers flexible and interdisciplinary coursework within the foundational fields of analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.

Program Director

Jason Belitsky

Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Contact

Rachel Wysocki

440-775-8300

Why Study Chemistry at Oberlin?

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Variety of Courses
3
Study Away Programs
7
Scientific Equipment

Sample Courses

  • CHEM 051 - Chemistry and the Environment 4 credits
  • CHEM 102 - Principles of Chemistry 4 credits
  • CHEM 213 - Inorganic Chemistry 4 credits
  • CHEM 327 - Synthesis Laboratory 4 credits

Chemistry Faculty

Our faculty members are active in research and often include students in their work. They receive numerous grants to acquire modern instrumentation and that support their research, which includes cell biology, organic chemistry, inorganic materials chemistry, and other fields.

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