School of Science & Engineering
The biochemistry major is an interdisciplinary major that applies the principles and methods of both biology and chemistry to understanding the molecular basis of life.
It is a major included in our pre-professional health program.
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This program allows the student to select additional courses necessary to pursue certain career objectives. Students considering a biochemistry major should begin their study with General Chemistry I and Foundations of Modern Biology I.
A biology minor (16-hour) includes Foundations of Modern Biology I & II.
What courses will I take?
The major (52 hours) requires a number of basic classes from each discipline with advanced courses in:
- chemical instrumentation
- cell and molecular biology
What kind of jobs can I anticipate after graduation?
- agricultural & food scientist
- analytical chemistry
- environmental chemist
- food chemist or scientist
- forensic scientist
- science technician