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Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

The Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry is designed to provide a strong foundation in the core aspects of biology and chemistry to further student understanding of the mechanisms that underlie biological processes of single cellular life as well as the integration of tissues and systems of multicellular life. Students in Biochemistry will learn to critically assess scientific results through statistical analyses, develop scientific writing and oral presentation skills, and develop laboratory skills. The goal of the Biochemistry program at Columbia College is to prepare students for advanced study in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Life Sciences as well as medical, veterinary, dental, or forensic fields. The degree also prepares students for a variety of careers in industrial, agricultural, or clinical settings.


Physical & Biological Sciences Department

Degree requirements

The Columbia College Catalog outlines the courses you will need to take to complete your degree program. This includes required courses in your major and general education requirements, as well as elective classes you will select.

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The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree is available and is approved at the following locations. Some locations may require a combination of in-seat and online coursework. Select one to view the tuition rate.

Please note this degree program may not be able to be completed fully in-seat. A combination of in-seat and online coursework may be required.


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