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Biochemistry, B.Sc.

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DeLand, FL, United States
The Biochemistry program from Stetson University offers a comprehensive instructional program supported by modern laboratory instrumentation, with an emphasis of small class size and close attention to your needs and interests. 
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Overview

Studying biochemistry is the study of life itself - at the molecular level. It is an interdisciplinary field with foundations in both chemistry and biology.

Program Overview of the Biochemistry program from Stetson University

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Major

Studies in the major include macromolecular structure and function, catalytic strategies of enzymes, DNA replication and repair and the molecular understanding of complex processes including development, disease and aging.

We have an outstanding record of placing students beyond Stetson, with students pursuing postgraduate study in a wide range of areas, including physical, biological and forensic sciences and business, law, medical, dental and pharmacy school. As a biochemistry major, you will also be well-prepared to directly enter the workforce as a government, environmental or industrial lab researcher.

Career Significance

Over the last five years, 53 percent of our graduates have continued on to reputable graduate, medical, dental or other health science postgraduate master’s and doctoral programs, and 27 percent have entered directly into the workforce.

Our alumni teach in high schools, colleges and universities. Others work in environmental labs and for manufacturers of healthcare and consumer products. Recent alumni have matriculated in postgraduate programs at

  • Notre Dame University
  • Duke University
  • Georgetown University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Colorado State, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of Florida Pharmacy, Dental, Medical and Veterinary Schools
  • Johns Hopkins Medical School
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Stetson University College of Law
  • Ohio State University
  • University of California – San Francisco
  • University of Michigan

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Chemistry of Everyday Things
  • Beyond Fossil Fuels: Alternative Energy Choices
  • The Chemistry of Food
  • General Chemistry 
  • Special Topics in Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • Essay Topics
  • Standardized Testing Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47270 USD/year
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  • National

    47270 USD/year
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Living costs for DeLand

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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