Students earning a B.S. degree with a major in biology must complete a minimum of 122 credits for the General Biology and Pre-medical/Pre-dental/Pre-veterinary Medical Biology concentrations and a minimum of 125 credits for the Biochemistry concentration. Courses include the University Core Curriculum and the course requirements for the particular biology concentration as indicated below.
Concentration in Biochemistry
This concentration is most appropriate for students interested in a career in the rapidly growing fields of biotechnology and biomedical/pharmaceutical research or in pursuing an advanced degree in biochemistry or molecular biology. The program offers extensive hands-on experience in biochemical, cellular, and molecular techniques. In addition to the University Core Curriculum and eight free electives, the following courses are required: