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Chemistry Bachelor of Science: Biochemistry Option

student in labBiochemistry is the chemistry of amino acids, proteins, polymers, enzymes, nucleic acids, lipids, cholesterol; metabolic pathways, phosphorylation.

This major is designed for students planning to attend medical or dental school, to do graduate work in biochemistry, or to seek employment in industry.

Requirements & Course of Study

Details of all undergraduate degree requirements can be found in the IUPUI bulletin.

Research Experience

An exciting feature of the chemistry program is undergraduate research. Students may choose from an array of chemistry research options that allow them to work one-on-one with world renowned faculty in a laboratory environment - as early as the freshman year! Research students benefit from personal attention and excellent academic and career advising. Learn more.