Academic Catalog

Biochemistry (BS)

The recommended course sequence for the baccalaureate degree in biochemistry fulfills all requirements for pre-professional preparation in medicine, dentistry, medical technology, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, and other health-related programs when electives are selected according to course recommendations for the chosen pre-professional track

Benedictine College offers majors leading to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in biochemistry. Biochemistry majors will not be awarded a minor in biology or chemistry.

For biochemistry majors, a GPA of at least 2.00 must be maintained in all courses with a “CHEM” prefix taken to date. A grade of at least “C–” must be achieved in all required courses for the major with a 2.0 required in the major to graduate. A grade of “C” or better is required for all prerequisites. Courses required for the major may be repeated, but students must satisfactorily pass all required courses in their first or second attempt.