Biochemistry is an interdisciplinary major appropriate for students who plan to go to health professional programs (such as medical, dental, veterinary, or pharmacy school) or to graduate studies in Biochemistry. 

Current students and graduates will:

  • demonstrate a core of knowledge in inorganic, organic, biological, analytical, and physical chemistry;
  • demonstrate basic laboratory skills and the ability to select and utilize appropriate instrumentation to conduct scientific investigations and analyses;
  • communicate competently, in the form of an oral presentation, the results of literature research and laboratory experimentation;
  • understand the major concepts and developments at the interface of chemistry and biology;
  • demonstrate laboratory skills and the ability to utilize and select instrumentation specific to biochemical investigations.

Program Type

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Program Contact

Assistant Professor Amanda Hughes

Program Options

Core Courses

(43 hours required)

Required Course Selections

(7-8 hours required)

Allied Courses

(10 hours required)

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