Biochemistry B.S.


Biochemistry B.S.

Serving as a springboard for graduate school and for careers in industry.

Throughout the nation, Biochemistry is becoming an increasingly popular and effective field of study.

At University of Saint Joseph, the Biochemistry program is administered by the Department of Chemistry. You will work alongside practicing scientists with terminal degrees in many fields of Chemistry.

This challenging curriculum offers real-world relevance, characterized by a spirit of innovation that prepares graduates for success in a global society.The baccalaureate Biochemistry program is approved by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

For more information contact:
Dr. Leonidas J. Jones III, Chair
860.231.5212
[email protected]

Major Plan of Study

The Biochemistry program require 55 credits for major courses, plus 16 credits for supporting courses. A grade of C or better is required for each course.

View our online catalog for major course listings and descriptions.

From Classroom to Career
Career opportunities for Biochemistry majors include:

  • Bacteriologist
  • Biochemist
  • Biological Researcher
  • Biostatistician
  • Botanist
  • Cytologist
  • Dentist
  • Drug Inspector
  • Ecologist
  • EEG Technician
  • Environmental Impact Specialist
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Forester
  • Food Technologist
  • Game Warden
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Horticulturist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Medical Illustrator
  • Medical Librarian
  • Medical Technician
  • Mycologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technician
  • Nutritionist
  • Pharmaceutical Research
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Physiologist
  • Plant Pathologist
  • Population Planner
  • Product Researcher
  • Public Health Director
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Science Columnist/Editor
  • Technical Sales
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinarian
  • X-ray Technician
  • Zoo Keeper
  • Zoological Researcher