The biomedical chemistry major is designed to provide a combination of studies in the biological sciences and chemistry for those planning to enter a professional school of medicine, pursue a career in clinical or medicinal chemistry or work in a biological or medical industry.
The biomedical chemistry major at ORU provides students with opportunities and experiences to develop the following skills and abilities: - Use scientific knowledge and the power of the Holy Spirit to make professional decisions consistent with biblical principles - Analyze chemical problems using a working knowledge of chemical concepts to offer beneficial solutions - Evaluate potential solutions to chemical problems based on identified criteria - Exhibit competency in researching literature and use of information to effectively analyze and interpret data - Write and speak effectively using the language, concepts and models of chemistry including evidence of God within the natural realm - Relate to the university and the world through the use of professional competencies to provide service and healing
The biomedical chemistry major at ORU offers concentrations in pre-medicine and research. The pre-medicine concentration is an excellent choice for health professionals. The research concentration is geared toward graduate school and M.D. - Ph.D. programs. A minor in biology is required for this major.
With a degree in biomedical chemistry, career opportunities are possible in:
- Medicine and other health professions
- Organic synthesis, drug design, biochemistry and pharmaceutical
- Engineering, polymers, toxicology, forensics and medicinal chemistry
- Teaching at the college or secondary education level
- Research and development
- Chemical analysis
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Last updated December 3, 2017