College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


Major | Three Year

| Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

The Biochemistry major offers an undergraduate degree program that emphasizes experiential learning and problem solving. Students are invited to work side-by-side with faculty in a collaborative research environment, creating a personal learning experience tailored to their interests. With access to state-of-the-art instrumentation, internships in local biotech companies, and graduate retention rates higher than the national STEM norm, Butler’s Biochemistry major transforms students into scholars.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • CH360, Modern Issues in Biochemistry 
  • CH362, Biochemistry 1 
  • BI210, Genetics—Fundamentals
  • CH363, Biochemistry Laboratory 1 
  • CH462, Biochemistry 2 
  • CH493–494, Undergraduate Research

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

The Biochemistry major can be completed in a total of three years if students bring in at least ten credits from high school. Students must also plan to take courses during both summer terms. More information can be found here.

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Foster an ambitious spirit. Cultivate a career.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) attracts the kinds of students who are never satisfied with the status quo. Our quest for knowledge is both timeless and modern. 

We immerse students in the oldest teachings, but also the latest learnings in culture and language, science and technology, psychology and philosophy. In all disciplines, we incorporate research, encouraging students to question everything and meticulously test new theories. Communication is emphasized, teaching students to negotiate, debate, and effectively disseminate information. 

LAS students are committed to being thoughtful practitioners of whatever field they choose, resulting in graduates who are engaged in their careers, active in their communities, and continually learning and leading.