A biochemistry major must possess strong skills in chemistry, mathematics, biology, and physics. Other required skills include good writing and verbal skills. A student interested in biochemistry may like to perform experiments or is inquisitive about how things work.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Biochemistry majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
Various specializations related to a major in Biochemistry may be offered by colleges and universities. These specializations may be of greater or lesser interest to you. A few of these specializations related to this field include, but are not limited to: