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Biochemistry, B.Sc.

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Shreveport, LA, United States
Biochemistry from The Centenary College of Louisiana seeks to answer biological questions using the tools of chemistry; as such, it is an interdisciplinary program drawing upon resources from both the Biology Department and the Chemistry Department.

Overview

Biochemists, like their colleagues in other areas of chemistry, increasingly use powerful, sophisticated instrumentation to clarify their understanding of the chemistry of life. In addition to the Chemistry Department's excellent inventory of general chemical instrumentation, the department also has a superb collection of instruments primarily dedicated to biochemistry.

Research Opportunities

A research experience is nearly an obligatory component of a quality undergraduate science education today. Biochemistry students at The Centenary College of Louisiana enjoy a wide range of opportunities to participate in research both on campus and at other sites. The nearby Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport (LSUHSC) employs many of our students in its laboratories, providing them with valuable research experience and a source of additional income. 

Career

Many of our biochemistry majors enter medical school or other professional schools in health care areas. Two of our recent graduates have entered nationally recognized M.D./Ph.D. programs at Vanderbilt and the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Some have pursued graduate study at leading universities. The emerging biotechnological industry employs large numbers of biochemists at all academic levels, so students who do not wish to continue beyond the bachelor's degree level can find interesting and well-paying jobs.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Senior Assessment
  • Principles and Methods of Biology 
  • Cell Biology 

English Language Requirements

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    6

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    79

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    550

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General Requirements

    • A high school transcript mailed directly from the high school to Centenary College
    • Essay topics for Fall 2018 applicants
    • A personal interview (strongly preferred) 
    • A copy of your Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I) and/or American College Test (ACT) results sent directly to Centenary College from the testing service
    • A letter of recommendation (strongly preferred)
    • A resume

Tuition Fee

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    37310 USD/year
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    37310 USD/year
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Living costs for Shreveport

  • 959 - 1490 USD/month
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