Biochemistry Minor

The Biochemistry minor provides students the opportunity to gain an introduction to the knowledge of the structural and functional attributes of cellular components and products, develop skills in experimental approaches useful to exploring these molecules, and achieve an understanding of the reasoning required to analyze biological and biochemical processes.

 

Minor Requirements:

To complete the minor, a student must achieve a 2.0 GPA in completing the following courses:

Course

Description

Credits

BIO 2105

General Biology I with lab

4

BIO 3351

Genetics

4

BIO 4505

Molecular Biology with lab

4

CHM 2211/01

Organic Chemistry I with lab

4

CHM 2212/02

Organic Chemistry II with lab

4

CHM 4621

Biochemistry I

3

CHM 4622

Biochemistry II

3

CHM 4623

Biochemistry III

3

CHM 4603

Biochemistry laboratory

2

 

Total Credits

31

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Villanova Biochemistry at a Glance

Degrees Offered: BS

Core Faculty: 14

Undergraduate Majors: 114

Equipment: Complete array of modern instrumentation.

Building:  Mendel Science Center

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