B.S. in Biochemistry (120 credit hours)

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 (30 cr)

Please note: The Quantitative Reasoning and Scientific Ways of Knowing General Education Requirements will be satisfied by this degree’s requirements. Please confirm these requirements with your advisor.

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Additional Requirements

First-Year Seminar (0-3 cr)

  • UCOL-U 101 First Year Seminar or
  • HON-H 100 Freshman Honors Seminar
    A passing grade is required in the First Year Seminar course. This course is mandatory for all beginning freshmen and for transfer students with less than 12 credit hours of transferring coursework. This course must be taken in the first semester after admission to Indiana University East.

Information Literacy (1-3 cr)

Choose 1 from:

  • COAS-I103 Information Literacy (3 cr)
  • COAS-Q110 Intro to Information Literacy (1 cr)
  • CSCI-A 110 Introduction to Computers & Computing (3 cr)

Degree Requirements

Physical Science Core (33 cr)

Mathematics core (10 cr)

Biochemistry core (31-35 cr)

Capstone (1 cr)

Electives (10-12)

Biochemistry Electives (4 minimum)

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

Electives (1-7)

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.

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