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Biochemistry, B.A.
Biochemistry, B.A.

Biochemistry, B.A.

  • ID:LU10024
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

Freshmen Applicants – First year Bachelor’s students

  1. Secondary School Transcripts, or National Exam results

  2. Secondary school completion certificate

  3. Copy of passport

Transfer Applicants – Students with some college experience

  1. College Transcripts – for students within United States

  2. Transcript Equivalency evaluation – for students outside of United States

  3. Copy of passport

English Requirements

Most international students will be required to submit one of the following exam scores:

TOEFL IBT: Minimum 79

IELTS: Minimum 6.0

PTE-A: Minimum 52

English education

If your previous school was taught in English, then you may be exempt from the language requirement.  Please check your eligibility for an English waiver; if your country is listed, then you do not need to submit language exams.  If your country is not listed, but your school was taught in English, you can fulfill the English Proficiency requirement with a combination of the following:

  • IGCSE Exam - A Level, with an ACT or SAT exam score

  • International Baccalaureate scores, with an ACT or SAT exam score

Course Information

Study the science of life at the molecular level.

Biochemistry is the perfect degree choice for students with strong math skills and an interest in both Biology and Chemistry.

As a biochemistry major at Lewis, through classroom and laboratory settings, you will study how living things obtain energy from food, the chemical basis of heredity, and the fundamental chemical changes that occur through disease.

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Biochemistry / Bachelor of Arts

Total Credit Hours: 128

Major Credit Hours: 57

Degree Requirements

I. Core Courses (57)

  • General Biology 1

  • General Biology 1 Lab

  • General Biology 2

  • General Biology 2 Lab

  • Genetics

  • Genetics Lab

  • General Chemistry 1

  • General Chemistry 1 Lab

  • General Chemistry 2

  • General Chemistry 2 Lab

  • Organic Chemistry 1 for Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors

  • Fundamental Spectroscopy

  • Organic Chemistry 2 for Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors

  • Organic Chemistry Lab for Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors

  • Biochemistry 1

  • Biochemistry 1 Lab

  • Biochemistry 2

  • Biochemistry 2 Lab

  • Calculus 1

  • College Physics 1

  • College Physics 1 Lab

  • College Physics 2

  • College Physics 2 Lab

II. Advanced Writing Requirement

The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of

  • Fundamental Spectroscopy

  • Organic Chemistry Lab for Chemistry/Biochemistry Majors

  • Biochemistry 2 Lab

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Life after lewis

A biochemistry degree is the perfect preparation for careers in medicine and pharmaceuticals, making invaluable contributions and helping to fight illness and create inventions that improve the quality of life, including:

  • Food Science - research ways to develop and preserve abundant and inexpensive sources of nutritious food

  • Agriculture - study the interaction of herbicides and plant life

  • Medical Pharmacology - help develop new drugs and study drug interactions

Many of our students choose to pursue graduate studies in biochemistry, molecular biology, forensic science and related science fields, or a degree in education.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $1,800 USD per year

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