2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 28, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Biochemistry, B.S.


The Biochemistry program is rooted in interdisciplinary studies and learning opportunities that integrate Biology and Chemistry. The student who graduates with a biochemistry major will be prepared for graduate programs (M.S. and Ph.D.), medical and health professions programs, and a variety of career paths in the biotechnology sector, including the pharmaceutical sciences, bioanalytical sciences or any field that involves the investigation of biomolecules. Additional career paths include medicine, teaching, research, dentistry, veterinary sciences and agriculture. A minor in biology is integrated into the biochemistry major.

 

General Education Requirements (36 Credit Hours)


Humanities


  • Fine Arts from the following subject areas: ADAH, ADGD, ADID, ADIN, ADSA, ART, ARTH, FPAR or MUS
  • Literature or Foreign Language
  • Philosophy (PHIL 305 , PHIL 306 , PHIL 307  or PHIL 308  are recommended)
  • Humanities Elective from the following subject areas: ENGL, HUM, PHIL, REL, Foreign Language, Fine Arts & Aesthetics
  • HUM 101  or HUM 301  

Social Science


  • History or Government
  • Social Science, two courses taken from the following subject areas: ECON, HIST, PSCI, PSYC, SOC, & WGS

General Electives (17-18 Credit Hours)


Graduation Requirements


  • 128 credit hours minimum (last 30 hours in residency)
  • A minimum half the major credit hours in residency
  • A minimum half the minor credit hours in residency
  • ​60 credit hours must be completed at a 4-year institution