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):
- Integrative Core Requirements (40-52 hours)* OR Distributive Core Requirements (57 hours)*
- Chemistry Core Requirements (38-48 hours)
- Biochemistry Concentration Requirements (24-27 hours)
- General Electives or other program requirements (0-18 hours or more)
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: http://sites.jcu.edu/registrar/undergraduate-application-for-declaration-of-major/
*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.