An undergraduate biochemistry student observes a petri dish in a research lab at the University of Idaho.

B.S. Biochemistry

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Locations

Moscow

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Mailing Address
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875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

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Moscow, ID 83844

Boise

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Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

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1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

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1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

Understanding Chemical Processes

Explore the chemical process behind every living organism and the structure of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids and other biomolecules as a biochemistry undergraduate. Learn about various cellular processes in a program that is excellent preparation for graduate school or medical, dental, physical therapy or other allied health programs.

Fast Facts

  • Undergraduate research opportunities in faculty labs and field sites
  • Competitively awarded research grants ($1,500 per student)
  • Annual departmental research poster session for undergraduates
Careers
Career
Career
  • Industrial or academic scientist (biomedical researcher, pharmaceutical scientist, food or agricultural scientist, product developer, bioinformaticist) 
  • Field researcher
  • Curator for natural history museums & collections
  • Educator/mentor at the high school or college level
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Physician
  • Dentist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Pharmacist
Salary

$39,000 - $350,000

Starting salary
Degrees
Degree
Degree Prep

1 year each of biology, chemistry, physics. Math through advanced algebra and trigonometry. Four years of English.

Degree Roadmap
Financial
Financial
Lab Fees

Approximately $900 for required course labs in biology, chemistry and physics. Some electives also have labs.

Scholarship

Competitively awarded scholarships are available for new and currently enrolled students from the Department of Biological Sciences.
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Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Get Involved
Get Involved
Hands-On Learning
  • Undergraduate research in faculty labs
  • Undergraduate teaching practica
Clubs
  • Phi Sigma Honor Society
  • Life Science Club
  • College of Science Ambassadors