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The Biochemistry major in the Biology Department focuses on the molecular and cellular levels of organization in living organisms, with an emphasis on molecular biology and biotechnological aspects. Students who graduate with this degree are highly qualified to enter graduate or medical school or work in a biotechnology area, employing the tool kit of molecular biology and biochemistry. The Biochemistry: Biology major is for students wishing to focus on the detailed cellular and sub-cellular aspects of living systems which form the basis of many modern pharmaceutical interventions in human health. The requirements for the Biochemistry: Chemistry major are found here.
BIO 150 and BIO 151 may be fulfilled with a score of 5 on the AP Biology exam.