The Biochemistry Major, offered though the Physical Sciences Department at Eastern, is an interdisciplinary major combining resources and faculty expertise from the Physical Sciences and Biology departments. Students majoring in biochemistry obtain a broad background in Biochemistry from Chemistry and Biology courses, preparing students for the ever-evolving scientific world. The discipline provides an in-depth introduction to the chemistry of living organisms, and the experimental techniques used to investigate the structures and functions of biologically important molecules. The curriculum meets standards set forth by recognized scientific organizations. Students who enjoy both chemistry and biology and are comfortable with quantitative approaches to problem solving will find biochemistry a rewarding field of study.