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Biochemistry Major

Biochemistry (BIOC)

Admission Requirements

Understanding the Complexities of Life

 Engage in Interdisciplinary Studies

Combine practical laboratory training in biochemistry, molecular biology and microbiology with courses in areas such as immunology, enzymology or physiology.

 Gain Hands-on Experience

Gain real-world experience from Biochemistry co-op work terms and complete an undergraduate research project.

 A Foundation for Career and Further Studies

Graduates are also positioned to be successful in obtaining entrance to several professional programs, as well as employment in industry and government.

Why Biochemistry?

Biochemistry studies the molecules and processes that underpin life by working at the interface between biology and chemistry, explaining biological processes at the molecular level and beyond to understand the world around us.

Students in the BIOC program may also be interested in studying Biological and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chemical Physics, Biomedical Toxicology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, or other majors.

BIOC Course Calendar

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Biochemistry co-op is a four- and half-year program, which includes four work terms and helps students prepare for the workforce and provides a toolkit of skills and experience for future resume building.

BIOC Co-op Calendar

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Every University had classes and sports teams, but Guelph was a home for me. My favourite course so far has been Physics *1300, the intro to Physics class. The TA's were helpful and the Prof was great.

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