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Biochemistry

As a Biochemistry major, you are challenged to develop your critical thinking and technical skills as you relate theory to real situations. That’s why our faculty is committed to stretching the borders of students’ minds and thoughts – all to challenge and understand the very elements of the world around us.

  • Small class sizes
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities
  • Rigorous, interesting classes in an informal setting
  • Project-oriented experiments and engagement in research
  • Courses and labs taught by faculty, not graduate students
  • A liberal arts tradition to enhance a strong science background
SETTING STUDENTS UP FOR SUCCESS

If you’re interested in biology and chemistry, biochemistry, or a medical-related profession, our Biochemistry program will help you prepare for your career, or for continuing studies in graduate school.
Mel Arnold Chemistry Scholarship


Gain real-life experience – all before your graduate.

Lab Work

Engage in research, on or off campus, by designing and conducting project-oriented experiments in our state-of-the art labs.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships of a semester or more in length.

Employment Options
  • Anesthesiologist (MD)
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Toxicologist
  • Chemist
  • Food Technologist
  • Biological Technician

READY TO
TAKE THE
NEXT STEP?

98%

Placement Rate1Rate based University of Jamestown 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates 1

40K-269K

Expected salary range for a
biochemistry professional2Based on data from “FOCUS 2 CAREER 2



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Chem 133 General Chemistry I (4)
Chem 134 General Chemistry II (4)
Bio 150 Introduction to Biology I (4)
Bio 151 Introduction to Biology II (4)
Math 151 Calculus I (4)
Math 152 Calculus II (4)
Phys 203 Physics I (5)
Phys 204 Physics II (5)
Biol
or
Chem
or
Biol
216

345

412
Microbiology (4)

Toxicology (3)

Molecular Biology (4)
Chem
or
Chem
or
Chem
255

353

354
Quantitative Analysis (3)

Chemical Methods of Analysis (3)

Instrumental Methods of Analysis (3)
Bio 305 Cell Biology (5)

Course

Title (credits)
Chem
or
Chem
325

423
A Survey of Physical Chemistry (3)

Chemical Thermdynamics (3)
Chem 343 Organic Chemistry I (4)
Chem 344 Organic Chemistry II (4)
Chem 390 Special Topics (2)
Chem 413 Biochemistry I (3)
Chem 414 Biochemistry II (3)
Bio 430 Genetics (5)
Chem
or
Chem
431

432
Advanced Lab I (1)

Advanced Lab II (1)
Chem
or
Chem
433

434
Advanced Lab III (1)

Advanced Lab IV (1)
Chem 493 Seminar I (1)
Chem 494 Seminar II (1)

Total Semester Credits Required: 72 to 74




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