The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics offers a B.S. degree in Biochemistry and Genetics. The undergraduate programs in Biochemistry and Genetics are excellent preparation for graduate school, medical school and other professional schools, MCAT and GRE, and careers in biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. The research experience is something you will rarely find with other majors or universities at the undergraduate level as a degree requirement. Many students find that research is the highlight of their undergraduate career. You will have a competitive edge in the job market or on your application to medical or graduate school because of our commitment to rigorous coursework and research. Students with a B.S. degree have been successful in obtaining rewarding positions in clinical, university, and governmental laboratories, and in chemical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and scientific equipment and supply industries. Below you will find a degree plan for both Biochemistry and Genetics.