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The BS in Biochemistry combines rigorous training in all of the sub-disciplines of chemistry with a thorough exploration of Biochemistry theory and lab techniques. Students in this major have the option of working in a research lab with professors investigating a wide variety of biochemical questions revolving around protein structure determination, mechanistic enzymology, computational biochemistry and drug development.
A BS in Biochemistry gives students a large number of options for careers in many growing fields. Students who complete this degree find themselves well-prepared for entry into a career in medical research, either directly after graduation or after obtaining a graduate degree. A BS in Biochemistry is also an excellent path to entry into pre-professional programs for medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine.