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Biochemistry, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Conway, SC, United States
Biochemistry offered by Coastal Carolina University is on the interface between the chemical and biological universe, with particular attention paid to the study of life. A Bachelor of Science in biochemistry will give students the chemical understanding of the biological world that surrounds us.
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Students in the Biochemistry major offered by Coastal Carolina University will take introductory and advanced courses in both chemistry and biology.

Why study biochemistry at Coastal Carolina University?

  • Biochemistry is a unique major that spans two very exciting disciplines. A degree is biochemistry will prepare you for a wide variety of post-graduate (M.S., Ph.D., M.D., D.O. and D.D.S) such as graduate programs in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, medical or dental school.
  • Students will have an opportunity to work with faculty on independent research programs. Recent topics include viruses, prions, and enzyme kinetics.
  • Coastal Carolina University's unique biochemistry degree offers an ability to take certain upper-level science courses so you can custom tailor your degree to the career you wish to pursue; allowing you to be more competitive.
  • The state-of-the-art instrumentation and laboratory techniques provide valuable tools in your pursuit of your career.

Beyond the classroom/career options

Biochemistry majors go on to careers in a variety of areas including:

  • Basic Research
  • Bioinformatics Forensics
  • Biotechnology
  • Dentistry
  • Food Science
  • Forensics
  • Medical Doctor
  • Medical Research
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Quality Control
  • Teaching

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Coastal Carolina University is a rolling admission school, which means we have no application deadlines.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry I 
  • Biochemistry II
  • Physical Biochemistry

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements


  • Freshman admission is based on overall performance in high school courses, grades in the 20 core courses that are required for admission, and SAT (evidence-based reading and writing plus math) and/or ACT scores.


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Tuition Fee

  • International

    27394 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13697 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27394 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13697 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5820 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Conway

  • 992 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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