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Biochemistry - General, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ypsilanti, MI, United States
A Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry - General at Eastern Michigan University, is designed for students who have an interest in biochemistry or need some general biochemical knowledge for their future career, but who require a less extensive background in chemistry than that presented in the Biochemistry Major. 
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Overview

A Biochemistry - General major at Eastern Michigan University learns how to think about the complexity of life in chemical terms and acquires practical chemistry and biochemistry lab and problem-solving skills. Graduates of this program will have the biochemical foundation they need for a career in medicine, or in the chemical, biomedical or biotechnology industries.

Learning outcomes

In addition to taking both lecture and hands-on laboratory courses, many general Biochemistry majors choose to participate in individual mentored research with a faculty member. This training in research deepens their scientific knowledge and problem-solving skills and often includes opportunities to present research findings both to other EMU students as well as at regional or national conferences. This major provides a strong foundation for students interested in Pre-Medicine or Pre-Dentistry, or a diversity of other fields. It also is a good path to a job in industry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included
  • Introductory Biology
  • Genetics
  • General Chemistry
  • Survey of Organic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Introduction to Analytical Chemistry
  • Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry
  • Instrumentation for Chemical Technology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry Laborator
  • Calculus
  • Mechanics, Sound and Heat
  • Mechanics and Sound Electricity and Light

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    44

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General Requirements

  • International Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Graduate Degrees and Programs
  • Financial Statement of Responsibility
  • Documentation
  • Passports and VISAs

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28808 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11778 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11778 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ypsilanti

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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