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Biochemistry, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sparks, NV, United States
With roots in the physical and biological sciences, biochemistry is a rapidly evolving area of scientific endeavor that is situated at the forefront of modern science. We offer a bachelor degree in Biochemistry at the St. Thomas Aquinas College. 
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Overview

The Biochemistry Major at the St. Thomas Aquinas College invites you to study life from a molecular level with a strong simultaneous emphasis on chemistry and physics.

Majoring in biochemistry prepares you for a range of vital careers – from scientific medicine and the pharmaceutical industry, to agriculture, nutrition and the food industry, environmental sciences, and the emerging area of biotechnology.

Careers In Biochemistry

  • One of the many strengths of our Biochemistry major is that we provide you with hands-on laboratory experience using modern instrumentation. 
  • In addition, every student will have the opportunity to conduct individualized research with one of our accomplished professors.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Rolling Admissions

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

Programme Structure

  • Advanced courses in the major include Genetics, Physical Chemistry, Microbiology, Biophysics, Neurobiology, Bioinformatics, and Immunology. 
  • As you move into the upper level courses in the major, you will study the details of the structure and function of all major macromolecules, and learn about such cutting edge topics as enzyme kinetics, enzyme mechanisms, and the biochemical basis of human disease. 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete your Common Application. It's a snap! Remember to include your college essay
  • Have your college counselor send us transcripts from your secondary (high) school
  • Send your SAT or ACT scores to STAC
  • All international students are required to take either the TOEFL , IELTS, or Pearson PTE English language proficiency exam
  • STAC requires at least one letter of recommendation
  • Any student attending secondary (high) school outside of the U.S. must have a transcript evaluation completed by any of the organizations on the NACES membership list 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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