The B.S. degree in biochemistry is designed for students preparing for graduate work or other research work in industry or government laboratories, as well as for medical, dental, and other professional schools. Although B.S. degree programs are challenging, they provide serious and talented students with the depth and breadth in biochemistry, as well as in other sciences, needed for careers in scientific research. The B.S. degree provides preparation for a wide range of career choices, including research. Biochemistry studies the chemical processes of living organisms, bringing together biology and chemistry to understand and solve biological problems.