Sep 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biochemistry Major (BS)

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Biochemistry Program  | College of Science and Mathematics  

Program Declaration

At time of admission to the University or by completion of an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form .

Students with a declared major in biology or chemistry may not declare a second major in biochemistry.

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete a minimum of 78 credits from 26 required biochemistry, biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics courses.

Students are also encouraged to take additional recommended research and elective courses, but they are not required for the degree.

GPA: A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required from all biochemistry, biology, and chemistry courses.
Pass/fail: No more than one course taken pass/fail in mathematics or physics may be applied toward the major.

Course Requirements

Required Science Courses (78 to 80 Credits)

Non-Major Courses

The courses below are not required and do not count toward the major, but are recommended for students who are looking to enhance their skills for professional or post-graduate academic opportunities.

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