B.Sc. Biochemistry Major - Stands for a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. Typically, a B.Sc. is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) in science. Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes in living organisms and is based on the principles of chemistry, biology, mathematics, genetics and physics. Major refers to the main focus or specialization of one's UG degree. Subjects studied under this degree are Chemistry, Biophysics, Mathematics & Statistics, Molecular Biology, Genetics etc.