A strong background in both biology and chemistry as provided by a degree in Biochemical Science opens many doors to employment and graduate studies. All individuals pursuing careers in medicine must have a fundamental understanding and background in biochemistry. Opportunities for the biochemical sciences major abound in a variety of areas.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemical Science from Louisiana State University in Shreveport will prepare the student for admission to medical school, graduate schools of biology and biochemistry, professional schools of health including cardiopulmonary science, medical technology, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc. as well as baccalaureate level positions in research, teaching, and sales.
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Biochemical Science is an interdisciplinary curriculum designed to prepare graduates for vocations that utilize chemistry in biological systems. Students interested in graduate studies in biological sciences, chemistry, and related fields should judiciously select electives.
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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