May 30, 2023  
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biochemistry, B.S. (CIP 26.0202)

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Degree Requirements

In addition to the requirements of the academic major, students must comply with the General Academic Regulations for Graduation  and Undergraduate Academic Policies .  As part of these policies, students must complete the General College Curriculum , which is based on the degree.

Major Requirements

A candidate for the Bachelor’s degree with a major in biochemistry must satisfactorily complete the following courses in biology and chemistry:

Biology requirements include

In addition, students are required to take


One year of calculus-based physics


Are required of a biochemistry major. Candidates who are considering graduate studies are recommended to take an additional year of calculus and an additional 300 or 400 level BIOL or CHEM course as electives.

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