professor helping student in the lab

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Florida Southern College’s Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) program combines chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics.

This format reflects the increasingly interdisciplinary nature of scientific research. It also means you’re prepared for professional schools—such as medical, dental and veterinary schools—and graduate programs.

rated a best buy in the south by US news and world report
ranked a top five best college in florida by forbes
rated one of the best and most interesting school in the united states by fiske
How to Apply

Top Reasons

With labs and experimental components, you’ll engage in guided inquiry experiments, active learning, computational exercises, collaborative research, and team-based projects.

Collaborative research

Collaborative research

Working closely with faculty takes your learning to the next level.

state-of-the-art instruments

State-of-the-art instruments

Get hands-on experience with state-of-the-art instrumentation and techniques.

present at conferences

Present at conferences

Develop your professional credentials by presenting your findings at conferences.

Meet our Mocs

photo of cheryl lodwick

Cheryl Lodwick ’07

talks about her FSC experience preparing for medical school.

Watch Video

Internship Opportunities

In addition to shadowing and interning with numerous doctors, dentists, veterinarians, physical therapists, and other medical professionals, in hospitals, clinics and private practice, our students have gained experience at other notable companies as well.

watson clinic
florida chemical company
polk county government
center for cancer care and research

Clubs and Organizations

The biology and chemistry departments sponsors several societies and honorary organizations: Beta Beta Beta, affiliated with the American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Medical Student Association/Pre-Professional Society, a chapter of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA); The American Chemical Society; Gamma Sigma Epsilon, national chemistry honor society.

Course Information

Full details about the program including admission requirements, curriculum, and course descriptions can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
chemistry professor working with students in the lab