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Biochemical Science, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

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.

Career options:

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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.

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

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).

General Requirements

  • Option 1 - Meet the in-state student requirements listed above for appropriate entry term.
  • Option 2 - Have at least 17 of the 19 units of the Louisiana Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum, have a minimum cumulative and core GPA of 2.0 (on 4.0 scale), have an ACT composite score of at least 20 (SAT Combined Score of 1030-1050), and have at least an 18 English ACT sub-score (SAT 500) and a 19 Math ACT sub-score (SAT 510).
  • Option 3 - Have at least a 23 Composite on the ACT (SAT Combined Score of 1130-1150) and have at least an 18 English ACT sub-score (SAT 500) and a 19 Math ACT sub-score (SAT 510).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    224 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 224 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    224 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 224 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Shreveport

  • 959 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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