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The Biochemistry major is designed to provide a firm foundation in biochemistry and prepare students for careers in health-related disciplines. A solid background in biochemistry is an important advantage for medical school and many Biochemistry majors declare a Pre-Health track. Biochemistry students are encouraged to take more biology courses than the typical chemistry major. Available courses include:

  • Laboratory Measurements and Techniques
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • General Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry is an good choice for students who wish to attend a professional school in medicine or dentistry. The Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry is a good selection for students desiring to do graduate work in Biochemistry or pursue research-related careers.

Baylor University offers several Living-Learning Centers, which are housing opportunities designed to place students of common interests together in living and learning environments. Baylor offers a Science & Health Living-Learning Center where students with common interest in pursuing a career in medicine and the sciences will be able to collaborate with each other as well as science faculty and medical researchers.

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Students in this program begin as a pre-major. Learn more about pre-majors.

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