Bachelor of Science Biochemistry

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Bachelor of Science Biochemistry

Western Colorado University
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  • Bachelor
  • 4 years


Biochemistry is a blend of both the Biological Sciences and Chemistry that seeks to understand the molecules and processes that make up living organisms. Chemical concepts are applied to the biological reactions that extract energy from foods we eat, as well as the biological reactions used to synthesize the large biological macromolecules that we are made of.

Our Biochemistry curriculum examines the structure, function and chemical reactions that take place in living systems. In our program, you will explore how biochemical research is performed and gain experience with analytical instruments and molecular separation techniques. Using these techniques, our students learn how to quantify and evaluate enzyme-catalyzed reactions that occur within a cell. Students are also exposed to many molecular biology techniques including DNA manipulations, PCR, cloning, transformations, protein expression and purification.

Admission Requirements

A minimum of 67 credits is required including the 26-credit Chemistry Nucleus

Courses Units

You need to complete 100 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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Career options are limitless with an academic background in biochemistry. Biochemists develop vaccinations, conduct forensic investigations, create more effective consumer products and contribute to scientific journals.

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