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Biochemistry BS (ACS approved)

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The Biochemistry BS (ACS approved) offers a comprehensive learning experience in the biochemical sciences with significant bench-top laboratory experiences using the latest in chemical instrumentation. Our students learn how to be biochemists with a Seventh-day Adventist worldview, solving real problems in today’s world. Our graduates enter diverse careers as professional biochemists, academic researchers, commercial pharmaceutical researchers, physicians, dentists, pharmacists, lawyers, and a myriad of other careers. This American Chemical Society-approved program is the only one of its kind in all of Seventh-day Adventist higher education.

Total Credits - 124

Research/Cooperative Experience

An on-campus or off-campus research or cooperative educational experience. The student may satisfy this requirement by matriculating in:

Additional Requirements

Courses in economics and marketing are strongly recommended.

Students desiring American Chemical Society certification must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.00 in all chemistry courses taken at Andrews University.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the identification and transformation of matter.
  • Demonstrate involvement in the discovery of chemical and biochemical knowledge.
  • Communicate chemical and biochemical information to a diversity of audiences using a variety of formats.
  • Practice competency in common lab activities and instrumentation; use safe laboratory & waste management practices; understand impact of chemical activities on environment.

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