The Undergraduate Concentration in Biochemistry

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Senior Honors Program
In addition to the degree requirements listed for an undergraduate concentration in Biochemistry, departmental honors require the following:
  • Completion of two semesters of BCHM 99 (Research for Undergraduates)
  • Submission of an acceptable research thesis
  • A final grade point average of 3.00 or better in the sciences and mathematics

Honors candidates are also expected to give a short or presentation of their thesis research to members of the department at the end of their senior year. BCHM 99 may not exceed three semester credits.

Petition to the department for participation in this program is made at the beginning of the senior year. Research thesis guidelines are available (.pdf).

In the 2017-2018 academic year, the senior thesis talks will be held on Thursday, April 12th and Friday, April 13th, 2018 (time and location: TBA). The theses will be due a week prior to the talks, on Friday, April 6th at 10am.


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