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Biochemistry Degree

Are you preparing for a career in a health-related profession like medical, pharmacy, or dental school? Want to go to graduate school for biochemistry, molecular biology, or the biological sciences? The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Indiana University Kokomo will prepare you for whatever comes next.

When you graduate with a B.S. in Biochemistry, you’ll be ready to address challenges in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and will be ready to dive in to a wide range of careers.

The unique feature of this degree program is that you will understand the biochemistry of cells, such as metabolism, cytokinetics, and enzyme kinetics. Students with this degree are well prepared to address issues of the effects of increasing concentrations of some of the components of modern materials (for example, plasticizers and polymer constituents) on the physiology of various species. At IU Kokomo, we have small, intimate class sizes which allow opportunities for you to do undergraduate research side-by-side with esteemed faculty and gain skills at presenting research data at conferences and in journals. How many undergraduates have that experience on their resumes?

If course topics like biochemistry, chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics excite you, you’re in the right place. To help you become a well-rounded citizen, you’ll also have the opportunity to take courses in the humanities, cultural diversity, and social and behavioral sciences. By the end of your program, you’ll have a firm foundation in science and an understanding of how the sciences fit into the “big picture.”

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

The objective of the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Biochemistry is to prepare students for health-related professional schools including medical, pharmacy, and dental schools, as well as for admission to graduate programs in biochemistry, molecular biology, and biological sciences. Students with a diverse background in chemistry and biochemistry will be well prepared to address challenges in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. 

To find out what the next four years might look like for this degree, fill out your information and follow the prompted steps to arrive at a sample degree map. For more information specific to you and your situation, please schedule a visit with an advisor today. For the most recent and up-to-date information regarding this degree, please visit our Academic Bulletin

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If the Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry sounds like the best way to get a jumpstart on your goals, we can’t wait to meet you! You can apply today to get started. If you have questions or concerns about this course of study, feel free to chat with our friendly faculty and staff for more information. We’re here and happy to help!

Last updated: 10/17/2018