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Biochemistry BS

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Under the surface of living organisms, there lies a complex world of millions of chemical reactions. Majoring in Biochemistry will help you learn about how these biochemical processes can affect human disease, genetics, or even bacteria. The Biochemistry program focuses on molecular details of biological systems, with an emphasis in chemical reactions. By pursuing this Bachelor of Science degree, you will have the opportunity to complete admission requirements to enter most medical, dental, veterinary, and pharmacy schools.

Industry Highlights

Biochemists play an important role in contributing to advances in a wide variety of areas, including health, agriculture and the environment.

- Biochemistry.org

Career Opportunities

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Medical Research
     

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the numerous opportunities for cutting-edge research and internships, along with the state-of-the-art science facility where they receive personalized instruction.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Paul Dunn on Sept. 22

(September, 18, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Paul Dunn, an assistant professor of biology. The lecture, "Change Can Kill: What Barnacles Can Teach Us About Dying Young," will explore the mystery of why so many living organisms die young, despite the clear disadvantage of doing so,using barnacles as model organisms. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Engineering Studies Professor Selected as Faculty Fellow for NASA Research Program

(May 22, 2017) – Armstrong State University Professor of Engineering Studies Cameron Coates, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Faculty Fellowship Program for the second consecutive year.

Read More Turtles Go Wild: TERPS Students Release Diamondback Terrapins on Tybee Island

(May 18, 2017) –Armstrong State University student members of the Terrapin Educational Research Program of Savannah (TERPS) recently gathered on Tybee Island to release 17 diamondback terrapins into the wild. The state-protected turtles hatched from eggs rescued on Highway 80 last summer.

Read More Savannah Christian Preparatory School Team Wins First Place at Engineering Design Challenge

(May 5, 2017) – Six Savannah Christian Preparatory School students took home the gold for Best Overall Design at this year’s Engineering Design Challenge (EDC), presented by Armstrong State University’s Engineering Studies Program on Saturday, April 29. The winning team, comprised of Camila Hilsaca, Carsen Christy, Blake Chance, Jay Bradley, Robby McCool and Cameron Shults, received a $500 cash prize.

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