Biochemistry

Biochemistry Degree

Are you preparing for a career in a health-related profession like medicalpharmacy, 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.”

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 biologival 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 our your information and follow the prompted steps to arrive at a sample degree map. For more infomration 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. 

Want to further specialize your course of study? Consider adding a minor! You can choose from any minor IU Kokomo has to offer; work with your academic advisor to get started!

Assessment information for this degree is available from our Assessment landing page.

Plan on going to graduate school and want to get involved with your peers? Check out our School of Sciences Pre-Professional Club!

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