2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 24, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic 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 credits)

Humanities


(5 courses)

Social Science


(3 courses)

  • History or Political Science elective
  • Two Social Science electives

Major Requirements


(74-75 credits)

General Electives


(17-18 credits)

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