Studying the complex chemistry of life is a vital part of developing new drugs and treatment options. Students learn to analyze complex chemical combinations and reactions involved in metabolism, reproduction and growth. Students will emerge from IIT with thorough knowledge of how molecular-level phenomena shape the ways that entire organisms function and interact with one another.
The program consists of a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework as follows.
|BIOL 401 Introductory Biochemistry and BIOL 402 Metabolic Biochemistry or BIOL 504 Biochemistry Lectures|
|BIOL 512 Advanced Biochemistry|
|BIOL 445 Cell Biology or BIOL 544 Molecular Biology of Cells|
|BIOL 515 Molecular Biology|
Required Professional Courses
|CHEM 513 Statistics for Analytical Chemists|
|COM 421 Technical Communication or COM 523 Communicating Sciences or SCI 522 Public Engagement for Scientists|
|SCI 511 Project Management or BIOL 524 Sci & Law: Intro IP Law/Patent or INTM 511 Industrial Leadership|
plus 6-9 credit hours of approved electives listed below: