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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)



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



  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinarian


Potential Career Paths


Analytical Chemist

Bioinformatics Scientist



Fermentation Scientist

Formulations Chemist

Laboratory Technician


Molecular Biologist


Occupational Health and Safety Manager

Patent Scientist

Plant Breeder

Research Associate


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
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