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Chemistry - Biochemistry B.S. Handout

Chemistry - Biochemistry

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles
Search for potential careers/jobs with these position titles

  • Biochemist
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Chemical Laboratory Technician
  • Quality Control Chemist
  • Biotechnology Research Associate
  • Research Scientist
  • Research Technician
  • Chemist
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Associate Research Scientist
  • Biology Teacher (K-12)


Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Chemistry Club, UHD group
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Medical Students Association, UHD group
  • Health Professions Organization, UHD group
  • National Science Teachers Association


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Graduate School Considerations *Programs not offered at UHD

  • Master of Science in Data Analytics
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry*
  • Doctor of Medicine*
  • Doctor of Dentistry*
  • Doctor of Pharmacy*
  • Master of Science in Chemistry*
  • Master of Public Health*
  • Master of Science in Microbiology*


Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering field experiences to students pursuing a Biochemistry degree.

  • Memorial Hermann
  • Texas Children’s
  • UT MD Anderson
  • RiceTec
  • Houston Zoo
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • City of Houston, Health & Human Services
  • UT Medical Branch Galveston
  • BP
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Mad Science of Houston

What is a B.S. in Chemistry with Biochemistry?

The Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a concentration in Biochemistry degree is particularly appropriate for students interested in the following areas: dentistry, medicine and related fields that require post-graduate study.
Some of the courses included in this area are biochemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, and quantitative analysis. The courses specified for this degree are consistent with those suggested by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society for a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a special focus on biochemistry.