This degree provides exceptional preparation for a career in research or in the health professions, including coursework and lab work in all areas of chemistry, biology introductory sequence, seminar, and required research, with a focus on the chemistry of living systems. This degree is certified by the American Chemical Society.
- Professionally certified by the American Chemical Society
- Exceptional facilities and state-of-the-art instrumentation
- Highly research-active faculty supervise a large undergraduate research program
- Graduates regularly gain entrance to top Ph.D. programs and medical school
What You'll Study
All chemistry disciplines, core biology concepts, physics, and calculus
Professors who want to do research with Trinity students
Faculty in the chemistry department conduct research in fundamental biochemistry and molecular biology as well as in chemical biology, bioorganic chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, and biotechnology.
State-of-the-art facilities and research opportunities
When You Graduate
Competitive for PhD programs, health professions, and other scientific careers
The biochemistry major is designed to prepare students to become professional biochemists. Our rigorous curriculum, approved by the American Chemical Society, prepares graduates for the biochemistry profession and for advanced study leading to a PhD.
Whether they attend a PhD program, enroll in medical, dental, or veterinary school, or join the workforce, graduates leave Trinity with a thorough foundation in chemistry and biochemistry and extensive, relevant experience.
Graduate Schools or Programs:
- Duke University
- Johns Hopkins University
- Northwestern University
- University of California at Berkeley
- University of Chicago
- University of Texas at Austin
- Yale University
- Research and development