College of Arts & Sciences

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Minor


Biochemistry is the central scientific discipline linking the chemical, physical, and biological sciences. By applying concepts and methods of chemistry and physics to the fundamental problems of biology.
Brief description of minor:
This minor is designed to give students a firm background in the fundamentals of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and to develop critical thinking skills for the interpretation of new findings in these disciplines.  Students will gain primary knowledge in modern biochemistry through two lecture courses (BIOC 3713 and BIOC 3723).  The knowledge gained by this minor gives a science educator, a laboratory technician, an industrial employee or a life sciences researcher the ability to apply these disciplines.  The minor will also demonstrate competency in these disciplines to post-graduate health institutions.
Requirements for minor:
Contact information for students seeking more information:  

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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