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Biochemistry Major

The Biochemistry major at Bethany Lutheran College provides a sound conceptual foundation in chemistry while developing the student’s biochemical knowledge and laboratory skills. Students who are interested in pursuing positions in medical labs, environmental labs, and food science labs would be well served by the biochemistry program as well as students who hope to attend medical school or graduate programs in biochemical sciences.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts in chemistry.
  2. Demonstrate the use of lab techniques and equipment to perform experiments.
  3. Demonstrate effective oral and written skills in the area of chemistry.
  4. Collect and evaluate information in the chemical literature.
  5. Exhibit knowledge of the basic structures, fundamental processes and relationships of life at the molecular and cellular levels.

Meet the Faculty

For more information, see the Biology and Chemistry Departments.