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Biochemistry BS
Biochemistry BS

Biochemistry BS

  • ID:AU10011
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (USD)

  • Application Fee:$50.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,076.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$14,700.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,999.00
  • Application Fee:$50.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,076.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$14,700.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$1,999.00
Estimated Total/program:
$207,300.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

International students must submit original or certified copies of all secondary and post-secondary transcripts or records of grades to-date and showing proof of graduation. These must be prepared and authorized by the student's home institution and be accompanied by a certified English translation

English Requirement

The language of instruction at Alfred University is English.

All undergraduate international applicants are required to submit official scores from either the SAT, the ACT, TOEFL or IELTS examinations. If an international student has taken classes in a US University or college; they must apply as a transfer student, and we will review all English courses on the transcript(s) to show English proficiency.

Alfred University reserves the right to request undergraduate applicants to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores if their SAT or ACT scores are inconclusive.

  • Official Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)

  • American College Testing (ACT)

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • International English Language Test (IELTs)

Undergraduate language score requirements

  • TOEFL 80

  • IELTS 6.0

 

Course Information

With our major in Biochemistry, you will examine biological concepts with a strong foundation in basic chemical principles revealing the molecular basis for disease, evolution, organismal development, reproduction, agriculture and more. Built from the same foundation as our Biology programs, in Biochemistry you will dive deeper into biochemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, physics and calculus.

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Biochemistry Major (124 credits)

Foundation and Core Courses (50 credits):

Take one of the following:

  • BIOL 150 Biological Foundations - 4 credits

  • BIOL 155 Biological Foundations: Research Project - 4 credits

Take one of the following:

  • BIOL 212 Principles of Genetics - 4 credits

  • BIOL 213 Structure & Function of Organisms - 4 credits

Take all of the courses below (42 credits):

  • BIOL 211 Cell Biology - 4 credits

  • BIOL 226 Biostatistics - 4 credits

  • BCHM 390 Junior Seminar - 1 credit

  • BCHM 420 Biochemistry: Proteins & Metabolism - 4 credits

  • BCHM 422 Biochemistry: Nucleic Acids - 4 credits

  • BCHM 490 Senior Seminar - 1 credit

  • CHEM 105 General Chemistry 1 - 4 credits

  • CHEM 106 General Chemistry 2 - 4 credits

  • CHEM 315 Organic Chemistry 1 - 4 credits

  • CHEM 316 Organic Chemistry 2 - 4 credits

  • CHEM 321 Intro to Analytical Chemistry - 4 credits

  • CHEM 343 Physical Chemistry 1 - Thermodynamics & Kinetics - 4 credits

Specialization (8 credits):

Take 8 credit hours from BIOL, BCHM, or CHEM courses at the 300 or 400 level in consultation with your advisor.

Related Courses (16 courses):

  • Take all of the courses below:

  • MATH 151 Calculus I - 4 credits

  • MATH 152 Calculus II - 4 credits

  • PHYS 111 Intro to General Physics I - 4 credits OR

  • PHYS 125 Physics I - 4 credits

  • PHYS 112 Intro to General Physics II - 4 credits OR

  • PHYS 126 Physics II - 4 credits

College, University and Elective Requirements:

  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences General Education (40 credits)

  • University Requirements (7 credits)

  • Electives to meet college total of 124 total credits (3 credits)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

According to US News & World Report's Best Jobs, Biochemists have a median salary of $93,280.

What kind of job will I get with a Biochemistry degree?

  • Forensic Scientist

  • Medicinal Chemist

  • Biotechnologist

  • Analytical Chemist

  • Biomedical Scientist

  • Clinical Research Associate

  • Clinical Biochemistry Scientist

  • Academic Researcher

Where will I work?

  • Medicine

  • Dentistry

  • Veterinary

  • Food Science

  • Agriculture

  • Pharmacology

  • Physiology

  • Microbiology

  • Toxicology

  • Clinical Chemistry

Our Biochemistry program will also meet your needs if you plan to enroll in graduate school in the natural sciences.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Medical  insurance: 1999 USD per year

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