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Chemistry, B.S., with a Specialization in Biochemistry (81 Credit Major)

This major prepares students for (1) graduate study in biochemistry, molecular biology, immunochemistry, pharmacology, or clinical chemistry; (2) professional training in medicine, dentistry, and other health-related sciences; and (3) careers in biochemistry or biomedicine in hospitals, medical schools, or the chemical industry. The B.S. program in Biochemistry is accredited by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society (A.C.S.). The distribution of required courses and credits is as follows:

Credits (81)


In chemistry: CHE 166-167, 168-169, 232-233, 234-235, 249, 332, 334, 335, 442, 443, 444, and 446-447.


In biological sciences: BIO 166, 167, 238, and 420.


In mathematics and physics: MAT 175, 176, and either PHY 166-167 or 168-169.

Last modified: 3/11/2014