Biochemistry Concentration, Chemistry, BS

Major
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Biology & Chemistry
Bio lab student

In Short

The Biochemistry concentration encourages and fosters learning about the chemistry that underlies biological structure and function.

Program Overview

This degree will prepare you for further education in chemistry, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine and other health professions, provided you complete all the prerequisite courses for post-graduate work.

The emphasis on biochemistry is particularly helpful for those interested in health sciences and the hands-on experience benefits those interested in pursuing Ph.D. degrees in biochemistry, biotechnology or related fields.

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Career Opportunities

The Biochemistry concentration in chemistry gives you a strong grounding in chemistry with a focus on biochemistry. This concentration is ideal for those interested in a wide variety of careers, including but not limited to:

  • Laboratory scientist positions in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies
  • Science writing careers
  • Health professions

Experiential Opportunities

Internships

Internships are a great opportunity to get valuable, real-world experiences before entering a competitive job market.
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Study Abroad

Faculty-led study abroad course opportunities increase student life-transforming experiences, as do student/faculty cooperative research projects.
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Curriculum and Other Information