What is biochemistry?


Biochemistry is the study of the chemistry of life. It combines biology and chemistry to investigate the structure, composition, and chemical reactions of substances in living systems. It includes the disciplines of molecular biology and cell biology, as well as bioinorganic, bioorganic, and biophysical chemistry. 


Where can I find a degree checklist?


Bachelor of Science & Arts  

Bachelor of Science 

After reviewing the checklist it is recommended you make an appointment with an academic advisor to go over course sequencing, pre-requisites, and electives to make sure you are on track to graduate on time. Keep in mind that not every course listed will be offered every semester.


What kinds of careers can I pursue with a biochemistry degree?


A degree in biochemistry is designed to prepare students for professional careers as biochemists, either upon graduation or after graduate study in biochemistry or a related field. A degree in biochemistry may also serve as the basis for a wide range of career choices in food science, toxicology, pharmacology, physiology, microbiology, and clinical chemistry, as well as the health professions (including medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine). For more visit: What Can I Do With This Major?