May 21, 2022  
2014-2015 Catalogue 
2014-2015 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


The Biochemistry major focuses on life processes at the molecular level, with emphasis on the biochemistry and molecular biology of cellular systems in simple and complex organisms. The curriculum is designed for students seeking preparation for graduate studies, for the health-care professions, or for entry-level positions in science-related industries. This interdisciplinary major in Biochemistry draws upon the resources of the departments of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Major requirements include:


Should a student opt not to engage in one of the above research experiences, he/she must enroll in one additional non-introductory level laboratory course offering from either the Biology or Chemistry Department.


Other courses available to Biology and Chemistry majors may be chosen with the approval of the Biology Department Chair.

Course Sequence Outline


See Biological Sciences Overview  for additional information.