College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Chemistry

Biochemistry Concentration

Students who have graduated following this concentration often seek employment in areas such as medicine, dentistry, or any of the other life sciences: molecular biology, pharmacy, clinical chemistry, bio-medical research, biotechnology, pharmacology, toxicology, industrial hygiene, veterinary medicine, and other health-related fields. To serve such a variety of career goals, the concentration offers flexibility in some requirements.

Requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a Biochemistry Concentration (120 total credit hours):

Note:  Students interested in Pharmacy should contact Dr. David Mascotti ( as soon as possible to discuss the requirements of each pharmacy program.

To view sample study plans with this concentration, click here.

To declare a Chemistry major, complete this form, print the email confirmation, bring it to the Chemistry office, and schedule a declaration meeting with the Chair:

*Integrative Core Curriculum is for students graduating in 2019 or later. Distributive Core Curriculum is for students graduating prior to 2019. There may be exceptions to both of these.


Updated: 8-25-17