The Department of Chemistry provides students with quality Christian education that integrates faith with science, technology and learning. The Department prepares graduates to serve humanity as chemists, biochemists and health care professionals.
Ask an old chemist what he would like most, and his answer would be, ‘’a young chemist.” This statement describes the atmosphere of enthusiasm about chemistry and chemical research that permeates the department. Indeed, chemistry at Oakwood is an exciting confrontation of the student with the theories and the methods of modern chemistry and biochemistry. Oakwood has been listed as one of the 23 historically Black colleges that are most productive of Black scientific talent.
- Biochemistry (B.S.)
- Chemistry (B.S.)
- Chemistry/Chemical Engineering (B.S.)
SOME COURSES YOU MAY TAKE:
CH 100 : Chemistry in Society
This course is designed for those not majoring in the biological sciences such as nursing and allied health majors. It is a basic study of the structure and function of the human organism, including the cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems. Three hours of laboratory are required each week. Does not apply toward a major or minor in biology.
CH 211 : Quantitative Analysis and Lab
The fundamental principles of quantitative analysis using gravimetric, volumetric, and spectrophotometric measurements. (previously Analytical Chemistry and Lab) Prerequisite: CH 142
CH 331 : Nutritional Biochemistry
A study of metabolism, macronutrition, vitamins, trace elements, food additives, and processing. Does not apply to a major in biochemistry. Prerequisite: CH 312. Offered when required.
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