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Learning Outcomes

Biochemistry Major

Learning Outcomes 

Learning outcomes for students who complete a B.S. degree in Biochemistry include the following:

Learning Outcome I
Senior Biochemistry Majors will be able to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental biochemical principles, such as the structure/function of biomolecules, metabolic pathways, and the regulation of biological/biochemical processes.

Learning Outcome II
Biochemistry Majors will gain proficiency in basic laboratory techniques in both chemistry and biology, and be able to apply the scientific method to the processes of experimentation and hypothesis testing.

Learning Outcome III
Students in the Biochemistry Major will be able to apply and effectively communicate scientific reasoning and data analysis in both written and oral forums.

Learning Outcome IV
Students in the Biochemistry Major will understand and practice the ethics surrounding scientific research.