Biochemistry

B.S. in Biochemistry (120 cr)

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry is ideal for students heading for professional programs in pharmacy, medicine, or dentistry. Students planning to attend graduate school for advanced study in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, or other biology related fields will find this program optimal for their interest. This program prepares students looking for employment in chemical and biochemical industries as well as hospitals and related health care facilities.

General Education Requirements (39 cr)

Composition and Communication (9)
  • ENG-W 131 Elementary Composition I
  • SPCH-S 121 Public Speaking
  • Choose one additional college level composition course:
College Level Mathematics (3)
Humanities & Fine Arts (9)
Behavioral & Social Sciences (9)

Additional Requirements (0-5 cr)

First-Year Seminar (0-2)

Students entering the program with less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit are required to complete the First-Year Seminar (UCOL-U 101)

Information Literacy (3)
  • COAS-Q 110 Introduction to Information Literacy
  • COAS-I 103 Information Literacy

Core Requirements (76-80 cr)

Natural Science and Mathematics Requirements (43)
Biochemistry core (33-37)

Electives (7-9 cr)

Biochemistry Electives (4)

Pick from the following or other approved courses in consultation with your academic advisor.

Electives (3-5)

After concentration requirements have been met, take enough credit hours to complete 120 credits and meet IU East degree program requirements, residency requirements, and GPA requirements.