Undergraduate

Current Students


BCBP supports two comprehensive degree programs, BS in Biochemistry and BS in Genetics. Our students acquire a foundational knowledge in both fields through a combination of classroom and empirical work. Explore this page for information and resources for current students.

Advising & Support

The COALS Advising Center is dedicated to supporting your educational career. Click below to learn how to set an appointment, find student resources, and learn about your options as a BCBP student.

Biochemistry and Genetics curriculum

Review the coursework and degree plans for both degrees here.

Undergraduate research

Research experience is critical to education in biological and biomedical science. All Biochemistry and Genetics majors are required to take four hours of research. Don’t wait for your research credits to get started! Explore the many research opportunities available to undergraduates in Biochemistry and Genetics, including BICH 491, our REU program, and paid technician work. Learn more about our faculty research interests to find a lab.

Force Requests and Prerequisites

Need help with a force request? What about prerequisite coursework? Click here to learn more.

Undergraduate networking and professional development

The Biochemistry and Genetics Society (BGS) is an undergraduate organization for those interested in graduate school, medical school, and scientific careers.

Scholarships and Awards

BCBP offers a number of awards to exceptional BICH and GENE students. Click here to learn about about award eligibility and requirements.

Interested in graduate school?

Stay in Aggieland and earn your degree in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics! Continue to work with people you know have an invested interest in your education and training. If interested in learning more about applying to graduate school contact the Graduate Program Office.

Graduation information

  • Apply for graduation via Howdy
  • Submit a degree requirement verification to the Degree Audit office by the Q-drop deadline per Student Rule 14.2 (only if you are taking a course outside of TAMU your last semester).
  • Email your advisor about your planned graduation so they can make sure you have cleared
  • Visit TAMU Graduation and the Registrar for more information

Questions?

Contact the undergraduate office | biobioudradadv@tamu.edu