Biochemistry (Minor)

Most of the challenges facing society require an understanding of both biology and chemistry. Illinois Tech's biochemistry coursework prepares you to tackle those challenges.

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While enrolled in the biochemistry minor at Illinois Tech, take a challenging array of lecture and discussion classes as well as laboratory courses. The program provides substantial flexibility, so you and your academic adviser can tailor a program to fit your particular needs.

Training in biochemistry develops good literacy and numerical skills that can be used across disciplines. Biochemists must have the ability to apply numerical skills and statistical analysis to solve problems and then communicate the findings.

Discover new methods of solving real-world problems by creating new solutions with training in biochemistry, and use those skills to advance in any major discipline.

Program Overview

Training in biochemistry develops good literacy and numerical skills that can be used across disciplines. Biochemists must have the ability to apply numerical skills and statistical analysis to solve problems and then communicate the findings.

Career Opportunities

Knowledge accrued studying biochemistry can yield great benefits in a number of career fields.

  • Food safety
  • Publishing
  • Law
  • Forensics

Interested in declaring a minor? Talk with your academic adviser or Academic Affairs to plan out your course schedule and fill out the Minor Request Form.