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.


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(August 3, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Ogeechee Technical College, located in Statesboro, Ga., on August 2, bridging the institution’s programs in Criminal Justice and Information Technology through a rigorous collection of major field courses.

Read More Armstrong State University Chemistry Professors Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

(July 15, 2016) – The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded $279,297 to seven chemistry professors at Armstrong State University.  Dr. Brandon P. Quillian (Principal Investigator), Dr. Sarah E. Gray, Dr. Gary Guillet, Dr. Cliff Padgett, Dr. Nathaniel Shank, Dr. Mitch Weiland and Dr. Sarah Zingales received a two-year grant for “Polymer Chemistry: Cross-linking the Curriculum (PC3).” The grant supports the infusion of polymer chemistry, a multidisciplinary science, throughout the curriculum.

Read More Armstrong Biochemistry Student Named American Chemical Society Scholar

(June 16, 2016) – Alexis Fields, a Biochemistry major at Armstrong State University, has been named a 2016-2017 Scholar by the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific professional society dedicated to advancing chemistry, supporting diversity and encouraging future chemists. Fields is one of only 130 students selected from across the United States for this prestigious honor.

Read More Armstrong Signs Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence

(June 7, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence located at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., on June 2 to share resources and help develop a cyber-trained workforce through education, innovation research and outreach.

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