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Biochemistry Degree

The biochemistry major at Anderson University is an interdisciplinary major that applies the principles and methods of both biology and chemistry to understanding the molecular basis of life. 

It is a major included in our pre-professional health program.

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This program allows the student to select additional courses necessary to pursue certain career objectives. Students considering a biochemistry major should begin their study with General Chemistry I and Foundations of Modern Biology I.



  • Graduate with a BA or BS in Biochemistry in four years.
  • Graduate with a BS in Biochemistry and an MBA with the 4+1 program.
  • Advising Sheets: BA or BS


The major (BA 56 hours) (BS 76 hours) requires a number of basic classes from each discipline with advanced courses in:

  • Chemical Instrumentation
  • Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry


  • Agricultural & Food Scientist
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Food Scientist or Chemist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Science Technician


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