Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes in living organisms - from the chemistry of photosynthesis to the steps your own body takes to convert food into energy. A biochemistry major combines the principles of biology and chemistry to help you understand the processes that make life possible.

As a biochemistry major at Catholic University, you will pay special attention to how science and technology can improve health and quality of life. A liberal arts curriculum aims to educate the whole person, giving you the skills you need to take on the big questions of modern science.

The Catholic Church's tradition of intellectual inquiry fosters a passion for learning that becomes the key to success in a constantly changing field. With well-honed critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, you will be ready to take your knowledge out of the classroom and into the world after graduation.