Biochemistry is the application of chemistry to the study of biological processes at the cellular and molecular level.
As a Southern Virginia biochemistry major, one-on-one interactions and small classroom sizes allow your professors and academic advisors to go beyond the classroom and guide your academic experience to better prepare you for further studies and research. This includes the opportunity to join the student-led Pre-health Professionals Association (PHPA) on campus and participate in RAM Clinic trips. As a Southern Virginia biochemistry major you will recieve:
Even more, this tailored education enables professors to provide personalized advising and letters of recommendation for medical school, graduate school, or wherever else biochemistry takes you.
Begin by taking General Biology (BIO 201/202) and General Chemistry (CHE 201/202) in your first or second year
Get in touch with Professor Roger Johnson to discuss your interests and goals
Turn in a completed Declare Major form to the Registrar’s Office
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