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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Biochemistry [BCH]


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A major in biochemistry provides a strong foundation for post-graduate study in the field, and prepares students for health-science related careers including medicine, dentistry, allied health and pharmacy. Students with biochemistry degrees also go onto careers in business, forensics, and the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. For more information about this program, contact the Chemistry Department .

Career Potential

  • Industrial chemist
  • Health professions
  • Research scientist
  • Consultant
  • Law enforcement
  • Patent attorney
  • State and federal agency scientist and policymaker

B. Elective Course Option: 3 credit hours


C. Related Courses in Science and Math: 14-16 credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120


Example of the Bachelor's Degree in Biochemistry over Four Years


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Total credit hours for semester: 15


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Third Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 13


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 17


Fourth Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Fourth Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 13


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