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The Bachelor of Science with a major in biochemistry program is appropriate for premedical and predental students and as preparation for other careers. With appropriate electives and further education, this program allows you to combine chemistry with other fields of study that support careers such as geochemist, computer scientist, biologist, science librarian, science writer, chemical salesperson, patent attorney, industrial chemist, or environmental chemist.
For details on pursuing a secondary education second degree (BSEd) to teach Biochemistry in middle school/high school, click on the links to the Secondary Education - Second Degree Program and the School of Education page in this catalog. Note: The BSEd as a second degree in these programs cannot be earned without completion of the bachelor’s degree in the content area from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Student Learning Outcomes:
The student will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for the biochemistry profession.
The student will use their biochemistry knowledge to make sound decisions and solve problems in their discipline while demonstrating skills for life-long learning.
The student will exhibit high levels of personal integrity and professional ethics in their undergraduate careers.
The student will demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed to be responsible and productive in various community settings.
The student will demonstrate critical thinking skills through both qualitative and quantitative problem solving.
Declaring this Major:
To earn a B.S. with a major in Biochemistry, you must fulfill the following requirements in addition to the General Requirements noted above.