The biochemistry emphasis in chemistry is an American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) accredited emphasis in biochemistry. This degree prepares students for careers in private industry or government and for admission to graduate programs in the chemical sciences or medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and other science-related professional programs.
Students interested in using this emphasis as preparation for careers as chemists in industry or government or for entry into graduate school in biochemistry or chemistry are strongly encouraged to take a full year of physical chemistry (CHE 461/CHE 461L and CHE 462/CHE 462L).
Chemistry (Biochemistry) BS Degree Requirements (124 hours)
Chemistry (Biochemistry) BS Semester Guide
Availability: Hattiesburg Campus
Admission Requirements: See University Admission Policies
Program Academic Policies and Requirements:
- See University Academic Policies and Requirements
- The student must have a grade of C or better in all prerequisite science and mathematics courses germane to their chosen emphasis area.
- The student will not be allowed to enroll in any science or mathematics course for which the grade of C or better in prerequisite coursework has not been obtained.
- To graduate, an average GPA of 2.0 or better must be achieved for the degree requirements listed in DEG 01 and 02 of the degree plan.