"What Can I Do With a Major in...Biochemistry?"
Why Major in Biochemistry?
The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:
- Collect, analyze and apply information to solve problems (managing information & higher-order thinking).
- Understand how to safely utilize laboratory instruments and employ the appropriate laboratory techniques to investigate chemical systems (technology).
- Understand chemical concepts and use evidence to draw conclusions (higher-order thinking).
- Use the language and concepts of chemistry to communicate effectively in oral and written form (communicating).
- Function in independent and collaborative settings to solve problems (interacting).
- Ethically and with integrity, apply chemical knowledge, materials, and skills that impact society (valuing).
- Be prepared for post-baccalaureate education and employment in the public and private sectors.
Related Career Titles
|Analytical Chemist||Food Scientist|
|Associate Chemist||Forensic Scientist|
|Biomedical Engineer||Laboratory Technician|
|Chemical Laboratory Technician||Pharmaceutical Researcher|
|Chemical Safety Engineer||Pharmacologist|
|Clinical Chemist||Quality Control Technician|
|Clinical Research Specialist||Researcher|
|Clinical Technician||Technical Sales Representative|
Related Job Listing/Job Search Web Sites
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Chemical Society
American Society for Cell Biology
Association of Clinical Biochemists (ACB)
Association of Clinical Biochemists in Ireland (ACBI)
Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists (AACB)
Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Canadian Society of Biochemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology (CSBMCB)
Central Society for Clinical Research
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE)
Japanese Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (JSCPB)[mostly in Japanese]
National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (NACB)
Scientific Research Society
South African Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SASBMB)
Four-Year Academic Plan
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