What will I learn?

The B.S. degree requires the completion of 38 major credits, plus 20 credits in the related fields of biology, mathematics and physics for the Biochemistry concentration.

Required Courses for All Concentrations

  • CH 151 General Chemistry I
  • CH 152 General Chemistry II
  • CH 153 General Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CH 154 General Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CH 221 Organic Chemistry I
  • CH 222 Organic Chemistry II
  • CH 223 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CH 224 Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
  • CH 252 Analytical Chemistry
  • CH 254 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • CH 331 Physical Chemistry I
  • CH 333 Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
  • CH 351 Instrumental Analysis
  • CH 353 Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
  • CH 393 Undergraduate Project
  • or CH 395 Undergraduate Research

Required Supporting Courses for All Concentrations

  • MA 140 Pre-calculus (waived on examination)
  • MA 151 Introductory Calculus
  • MA 152 Mathematical Analysis I
  • PY 151/153 Principles of Physics I/Physics
  • Laboratory I
  • PY 152/154 Principles of Physics II/Physics
  • Laboratory II

Additional Required Courses for Biochemistry Concentration

  • CH 341 Biochemistry I
  • CH 342 Biochemistry II
  • CH 343 Biochemistry Laboratory I
  • CH 344 Biochemistry Laboratory II

Additional Required Supporting Course for Biochemistry Concentration

BI 111 Concepts in Biology I

In addition to the above courses, two to three chemistry electives and one to three computer science courses are strongly recommended. For pre-health professions students, BI 111 and BI 112and two Biology courses at the 200 level or higher are recommended.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (At least 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$42,800.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020, 11 January 2021

Venue

Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Avenue,

FAIRFIELD,

Connecticut,

06825, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants have completed the equivalent of a United States secondary-school education (approximately twelve years of formal education) and have the appropriate diploma or satisfactory results on leaving examinations.

For international students

Students must have completed the equivalent of a United States secondary-school education (approximately twelve years of formal education) and have the appropriate diploma or satisfactory results on leaving examinations.

English language proficiency: TOEFL score of 550 on the paper-based test or 80 on the TOEFL iBT, IELTS - 6.5, PTE - 62, iTEP - 5, ELS English for Academic Purposes - Level 112, Cambridge Advanced English – 58.

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About this uni

With an employability record of 95% at the Institution, Sacred Heart graduates secure jobs soon after completing their studies.

  • 4th among ‘Most Innovative Universities’ in the North USA
  • Has a 15:1 student to faculty ratio
  • Home to a total of over 8,000 students
  • Home to award-winning halls of residence