The departments of biological sciences and chemistry participate jointly in this program. Students selecting this major should seek the advice of one of the departmental chairpersons as early as possible.
A minimum total of 120 credit hours is required for the field major in biochemistry. In addition to meeting the requirements of the WSU General Education Program and the requirements of Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, students in the field major in biochemistry must take the following courses:
Students in the biochemistry field major program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by BIOL 669 or CHEM 669 (2 credit hours minimum).