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2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog 
2019-2020 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration, BS

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This concentration is designed to prepare students for careers in health fields (such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant and physical therapy), industry, business, law; or graduate school in biochemistry or molecular biology. Careful consultation with an advisor is recommended. A minimum of 30 credits in chemistry including the core courses plus:



A student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 in all courses taken to fulfill the major and concentration requirements.  Any natural science or mathematics course in which a student receives a grade of below “CD” will not be accepted toward the major. Transfer students must take a minimum of 12 chemistry credits at Edgewood College. All transfer courses must be approved by the department.

Chemistry Major Requirements

Core courses for the major:

Concentration Requirements

Biochemistry Courses

Two additional Biochemistry courses:

Physics Sequences

The following Physics Sequence:

Biology Sequences

One of the following Biology sequences:


Two additional credits in Chemistry:

Additional Courses

Any 10 credits of biology or chemistry at 300 level or above.


Double Majoring in Biology

Students double majoring in biology are recommended to take the following:

Graduate School

Students planning on Graduate School:

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