Biochemistry and Molecular Biology are distinguished by their focus on information flow, structure, function and mechanism within overarching biological contexts.
INTRODUCTIONThe goals of the ASBMB Degree Accreditation Program are to provide:
BACKGROUNDAn accreditation program for bachelor’s degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) constitutes a powerful vehicle by which the ASBMB can:
For BMB educators, access to an independent, nationally-recognized evaluation tool will materially assist them in meeting the growing demand from collegiate accrediting bodies, university administrators, etc., for regular outcomes assessment. Independent assessment will, in turn, assist them in pinpointing strengths and weaknesses in their curriculum.
For students, receipt of a certified degree will affirm to prospective graduate and professional schools or potential employers that the recipient in question has:
In order to have their degree certified by the ASBMB, a student must:
Students who exhibit exceptional performance on the assessment instrument will be recognized as having graduated with distinction by the ASBMB.
Characteristics of an ASBMB-Accredited ProgramCurriculum Application Materials
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