Majors and Minors

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Biochemistry Major
This major prepares students for entry into graduate programs in biochemistry and related disciplines. The program serves those interested in biochemical research or forensic science as a career or in pursuing pre-professional programs in medicine or dentistry. The biochemistry curriculum includes the credit-hour equivalent of a major plus a minor; therefore, no minor is required.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 124

Liberal Studies 30-40
Health Promotion Requirements 2

Required Courses in Major 78-79
     BI 303 General Microbiology (5 cr.) or
     BI 406 Advanced Cell Biology (4 cr.) or
     BI 431 Plant Physiology (4 cr.)
     PH 201 College Physics I (5 cr.) [III]
     PH 202 College Physics II (5 cr.) [III]
Biochemistry Electives 9
Choose from the following: 
BI 412 Biometrics (4 cr.) or
*Students wishing to pursue graduate studies in biochemistry or industrial careers should take CH 341.