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Agricultural Biochemistry

 

 

Other/Related Variations

  • Biochemistry

 

Degree Type/Duration

  • Associate’s Degree (2 years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry (Varies)
  • Doctorate in Biochemistry (Varies)

 

Overview

Students will explore both chemical and physical principles of life processes. Research and laboratory work, including analyzing data and preparing scientific reports, is common to help students understand biology. Biochemistry helps provide a basis for much of modern biotechnology.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Biochemistry, Nucleic Acids, Biological Systems, Research, Bioenergetics and Metabolism, Chemistry, Physics, Genetics, Mathematics, Statistics, Procaryotic Diversity and Ecology, Microbial Physiology, Biophysics, Bioenergetics, Immunology, Kinetics

 

Concentrations/Options

  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinarian

 

Potential Career Paths

 

Analytical Chemist

Bioinformatics Scientist

Ecologist

Embryologist

Fermentation Scientist

Formulations Chemist

Laboratory Technician

Microbiologist

Molecular Biologist

Nematologist

Occupational Health and Safety Manager

Patent Scientist

Plant Breeder

Research Associate

Toxicologist

Veterinary Pathologist

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

  • Hands-on experience in chemistry or biology laboratories
  • Internship or work experience related to research or biochemistry
  • Medical school
  • Veterinary school