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Science is an integral part of decision-making in today’s world, which is why a B.S. in Biochemistry from Georgian Court University is a solid start for a career in research or teaching or a health career such as medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy.

Biochemistry graduates from our university enjoy developing new products and policies for a wide variety of industries. Your opportunities abound for entering medical school or graduate work, teaching at the elementary or secondary school level, or pursuing scientific careers in the private and government sectors.

To earn this degree, students must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including General Education requirements and the major requirements below.

Major Sequence

A minimum of 42 biochemistry credits, plus courses in related areas, including:
Biochemistry Courses
CH113General Chemistry I4.0
CH114General Chemistry II4.0
CH223Organic Chemistry I4.0
CH224Organic Chemistry II4.0
CH241Quant. Analysis4.0
CH304Chemical Literature2.0
CH311Biochemistry I4.0
CH312Biochemistry II4.0
CH331Quantum Chemistry4.0
CH332Reaction Dynamics4.0
CH416Topics in Chemistry/Biochemistry3.0
CH420Chemistry/Biochemistry Seminar1.0
Related Courses
BI121Cellular Organiz., Energetics & Function4.0
BI204Genetics & Evolution4.0
Select one of the following:4.0
Cell Biology
Advanced Molecular Genetics
PH121University Physics I4.0
PH122University Physics II4.0
MA115Calculus I4.0
MA116Calculus II4.0
Strongly recommended additional courses:
Inorganic Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis
Total Credits70.0

For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

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