This specially-designed B.S. degree program allows interested students to obtain a dual-major in chemistry and biology. B.S. degree holders possessing a strong knowledge base in both chemistry and biology are particularly competitive for professional schools.
The mission of the chemistry-biology dual-major program is to educate each student about the nature of chemistry, biology and biochemistry, and to prepare the student with sufficient knowledge and skills to succeed in graduate studies in chemistry and/or biology, or to succeed in studies in the health professions, and to enable students in the use of scientific principles and methodology to interpret everyday life in the pursuit of enlightened living and community involvement.
The Chemistry-Biology Program consists of interdisciplinary areas of study in biology and chemistry. Undergraduate research for this degree program encompasses one or more of the following areas: