Biochemistry is a fast-changing and dynamic field of study that applies the fundamental laws and techniques of chemistry to understanding the chemical structure and reactions of living organisms.

  • The Bachelor of Science degree is an interdisciplinary 46-semester hour program including courses in chemistry, biochemistry and biology.
  • A core sequence of two 3-semester hour lecture courses covers the essential elements of biochemistry and molecular biology.
  • A two-hour biochemistry laboratory course provides a thorough introduction to essential techniques and methods used in modern biochemical research.
  • Independent research is emphasized in a 1-semester hour research project.

Faculty Contact: Dr. David Roll


Smith Science Center

(585) 594-6310