Program Code ASMAJ1762

What are the goals of the Biochemistry Major program?

The overall goal of the Biochemistry Major program is to provide undergraduate students with a fundamental educational experience in biochemistry that will complement and extend their experience in another discipline in Science or the Arts and Humanities.

This experience includes:

  • The acquisition of practical and theoretical principles in biochemistry.
  • The ability to utilize ongoing biochemical training in studies of a second discipline.
  • The development of fundamental laboratory skills including practical methods, data analysis and problem solving.
  • Knowledge of the variety of different disciplines within biochemistry and an appreciation of scientific literature supporting current research topics.
  • The application of academic experience within two disciplines in pursuits of marketplace careers or entry into professional programs.