Uncover the Foundations of Life
Biochemistry involves the study of life on the molecular level. Biochemists blend chemical and biological approaches to develop molecular models of life processes in organisms ranging from microbes to humans. Your studies will draw on areas such as biotechnology, genetic engineering, and biomedical engineering. This program is accredited by the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
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Curriculum and Courses
The Bachelor of Arts degree is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in chemistry and biochemistry, with the flexibility to pursue other interests including other majors, study abroad, or extensive work or volunteer activities.
Many graduates in biochemistry go to professional schools in the health sciences including medical school, dental school, or pharmacy school. Other students elect graduate school in chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas such as health sciences, food science, or environmental science. Some students may pursue law school, teacher certification, or training in data analytics and informatics.
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My research focuses on antibiotic resistance. Antibiotics are a medication that’s usually at the forefront of medical treatment, but as many antibiotics are rendered useless, we don’t know how to treat certain patients.
Matt Morris '19
Biochemistry and Music Performance
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