Bachelor of Science

Unleash your passion for science. 

Are you a highly analytical numbers person with an aptitude for problem-solving? Do you enjoy conducting science experiments? Regis University’s Department of Chemistry offers students a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with the option of taking additional courses to complete ACS certification.

The biochemistry program at Regis is designed for students who are interested in an integrated chemistry and biology curriculum that brings together the study of the following: fundamental chemical principles; biophysical and structural chemistry of biomolecules with an emphasis on proteins and nucleic acids; new DNA cloning and gene modeling and computational biochemistry; and advanced topics in biology such as genetics, microbiology and immunology.

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Program Snapshot

Course Format
On-campus courses

Academic Term
16-week semesters 

Tuition for the 22-23 Academic Year

Sample Biochemistry Classes

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CH 210: General Chemistry I

Introduces chemical and physical properties of matter, atomic structure and stoichiometry.

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CH 250: Organic Chemistry I

Studies the molecular structure of organic compounds, their functional groups and more.

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MT 360B: Calculus II

Continues treatment of single variable calculus like definite and indefinite integrals. 

Program Details

Get all the details on our B.S. Biochemistry program, including course requirements and application materials. 


Biochemistry Career Paths

Biomedical Scientist

Complete research projects and perform tests for exploring new realms of and possibilities in the field of medical science.

Scientific Researcher

Scientific Researchers complete experiments, analyze data and compile results in areas such as stem cell biology, gene modeling or immunology.


Research and examine the human brain and nervous system to understand concepts of human behavior, personality and motivation.

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Considering a Career in Health Care?

If you’ve ever had the aspiration to combine your unique interests and passions with a career of helping others, the Regis College Pre-Health Sciences Track is for you. At Regis, there are no set pre-health majors such as pre-med or pre-physical therapy. Rather, you’ll choose a major that aligns with your interests while also meeting the prerequisite requirements for your graduate health program ambitions. With the assistance of your designated pre-health advisor, you’ll choose the major that will best prepare you for entrance into professional school.

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ACS Certification

The Department of Chemistry offers two major track options for Bachelor of Science in Chemistry program: Standard and ACS-Certified.

The ACS-certified programs require more upper-division coursework than the standard programs and follow the curriculum guidelines recommended by the American Chemical Society Committee on Professional Training. These programs are designed for students planning to enter graduate school or those planning on careers in research and development in the chemical, pharmaceutical, or biotechnology industries.

How to Apply

To apply to the B.S. Biochemistry program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official high school transcripts with a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Essay
  • One letter of recommendation

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can help you through the entire application process, evaluate your prior learning credit (AP, IB, etc.) and provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Full-time tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year: $40,830/year (fall and spring semesters)
Part-time tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year (less than 12 credit hours per semester): $1,361/credit hour

Tuition does not include fees, room and board or personal expenses. For full cost of attendance information, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Curious about financial aid options?  Regis also offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Check out our Net Price Calculator to get a better look at what your financial aid package may include.

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Admissions Timeline

Regis University has a rolling admissions policy. However, you are encouraged to submit your application by the priority deadlines:

| First-Year Students: April 15
International Students: July 1
Transfer Students: August 1

First-Year Students: Dec 1
International Students: Nov 1
Transfer Students: Dec 1

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Regis University follows in the heritage of the Jesuit Catholic order, prioritizing the development of the whole person while preparing you for the modern world. Learn more about our tradition of excellence and the benefits of a Jesuit education.

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The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry is offered by the Chemistry department within Regis College.