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Chemistry and Biochemistry Programs

It takes someone who understands how much matter matters.

Whether you’re looking for a bachelor’s degree, minor, or certificate, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has a program to satisfy your chemistry cravings.

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B.S. in Biochemistry

It takes curious chemists like you to improve the world. The bachelor of science in biochemistry is perfect if you’re looking to pursue a degree in medicine or dentistry. This program also lends itself to pairing well with other fields of study to support careers in biochemistry, forensic chemistry, and pharmacology.

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Program Highlights

  • The acquisition of scientific and technical knowledge
  • The development of analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree



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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary for the biochemistry profession
  • Ability to use their biochemistry knowledge to make sound decisions and solve problems in their discipline while demonstrating skills for lifelong learning
  • Ability to exhibit high levels of personal integrity and professional ethics in their undergraduate careers
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed to be responsible and productive in various community settings
  • Demonstrate critical-thinking skills through both qualitative and quantitative problem-solving
  • Demonstrate effective oral and written communication of biochemical principles