Biochemistry is the study of the chemistry of life. As a biochemistry major at Cedar Crest College, you will study the chemistry of molecules found in living organisms—particularly proteins, DNA/RNA, lipids and carbohydrates—in state-of-the-art labs equipped with the latest technology and instrumentation.
Our biochemistry major combines chemistry and biology coursework with considerable emphasis on the laboratory experience. It is designed to prepare you for graduate studies or for employment in industry, education, or the medical professions. Emerging career options involving the chemistry of living systems include:
At Cedar Crest College, you may choose any of the following tracks when studying biochemistry at the undergraduate level: