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BS Major

Biochemistry

Examine the complex and incredible functions of the human body

The human body is unique, intricate, and designed with a purpose. Develop a deep understanding of the chemical balances and components within the body. Geneva’s biochemistry degree demonstrates the creativity of our God and provides a foundation for future service and study.

Geneva prepares you to make a meaningful impact in your career, community and life.

Study the Genome

Research Geneva’s “adopted” bacterial genome, Pedobacter heparinus, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy

National Approval

Biochemstriy at Geneva has been approved by the American Chemical Society (ACS) since 1958

Hands-on Experimentation

State-of-the-art research facilities are open to Biochemistry students

Key Courses

Organic Chemistry

Through classroom and lab direction, learn how carbon and its compounds play an essential role in living and nonliving things

Biochemistry

Study biology and chemistry by as you learn and experiment with cells, enzymes, biologics, and more

Genetics

Learn about gene inheritance, expression, and the relationship between genetics and diseases

Molecular Biology

Step into the lab and study topics like biochemistry, cell biology, immunology, and more

Experienced & Accomplished Faculty

Career Outcomes

Graduates who aspire to have an impact in their communities and their careers through a Geneva Education gain expertise in this field enhanced by academics rooted in Christian values and ethics in Geneva’s program.

85%

In a recent year, 85% of junior chemistry and biochemistry majors found and internship or research experience

100 %

In recent years, 100% of Geneva students passed the Chemistry Comprehensive Exam and averaged 9 points above national norms

“I have been challenged by my professors and friends to grow in my faith. At Geneva, I have realized that my relationship with the Lord is an intentional choice I make every day.” Nick, chemistry graduate

Be prepared for careers such as...

  • Forensic Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Veterinarian
  • Laboratory technician

Further your impact...

  • Pursue graduate work in toxicology, pharmaceuticals, biochemistry, or related fields
  • Conduct lab research on bacteria or genomes
  • Step into a leadership role as a natural sciences manager

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