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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biochemistry: Biology (B.S.)

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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 .

Biology courses

BIO 150 and BIO 151 may be fulfilled with a score of 5 on the AP Biology exam.

Biochemistry courses

BIO255 may be fulfilled with BIO 250 

Chemistry courses

CHE 111 and CHE 112 may be fulfilled with a score of 4 or 5 on the AP Chemistry exam. 

Math and Physics courses

Elective courses

12 additional credits, including at least 2 credits from each department; a research or internship experience is strongly encouraged):

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