Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry

B.A. in Biochemistry, Major

At Merrimack College, our Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry provides you with a strong foundation in chemistry and biology.

Our curriculum will prepare you for additional opportunities, including:

  • entering professional schools (medical, veterinary or dental)
  • pursuing interdisciplinary science careers, such as forensic science, business development, pharmaceutical sales, patent law or management
  • teaching at the high school or middle school level

Because of the flexibility of the program, you may explore additional minors or majors outside of the School of Arts and Sciences including combinations such as biochemistry/forensic science, biochemistry/education, biochemistry/criminology, biochemistry/business or biochemistry/psychology.

Courses You’ll Take

B.A. Biochemistry Curriculum


B.A. Biochemistry Major Requirements

General Education Requirements

In addition to the major requirements below, you will also need to complete Merrimack’s general education requirements To see more details about the major, please visit

Sample Curriculum Guide

Wondering when you’ll take certain courses? Use the Curriculum Guide—a sample four-year schedule—to get a sense of what your path to graduation looks like.