A major in biochemistry provides you with a strong foundation for post-graduate study and prepares you for careers in the health sciences, including medicine, dentistry, allied health and pharmacy. You also might consider a career in business, forensics or the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
- Industrial chemist
- Health professional
- Research scientist
- Law enforcement officer
- Patent attorney
- State and federal agency scientist and policy maker
What Will I Learn?
- Your required courses will give you a solid foundation in biology and chemistry.
- You will study the chemistry of living things — the molecular compounds and substances that make biological organisms tick.
- As a biochemistry major you will study the minute, discrete characteristics of every organism and biological process.
- Small classes, personal attention
- Student use of the most modern instruments and methods
- Extensive laboratory experience
- Opportunities to collaborate with faculty in original research
- Excellent record of graduate and medical school placements and fellowships
College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities:
Participate in full-time research over the summer and even get paid for it. Use the opportunity to start your own independent research project for credit.