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The biochemistry major consists of 17 courses plus seminar and an independent research project.
It is strongly recommended that students majoring in Biochemistry complete a genetics course (such as BIOL 3050) before taking Molecular Cell Biology (BIOL 5900).
One from the following list of courses:
Choose one additional course from the list above or from one of the following:
Biochemistry students must complete four semesters of either biology seminar (BIOL 5950 and BIOL 5951) or chemistry seminar (CHEM 5950 and CHEM 5951).
Students may choose to enroll in one of the following:
Written documentation of an appropriate independent research project from the program directors may also be substituted.
BIOC, BIOL, and CHEM courses listed above count as inside the major and do not qualify for breadth of study. BIOL and CHEM courses taken as preparation or electives do count for breadth of study.