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Interested in becoming a pharmacist?

Our department advises all students planning careers as pharmacists. Our Pre-Pharmacy Program is one of the highly respected pre-pharmacy programs in Texas. We can ensure that you meet the prerequisite requirements for admission to pharmacy professional schools throughout the state.

Program Details

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What Can You Do With a Biochemistry Degree?

Emphasizing your ASU chemistry degree with biochemistry will prepare you for career opportunities in a wide variety of industrial, laboratory, environmental and education settings - or to move on to pharmacy, medical or graduate school. Our graduates enjoy careers as laboratory chemists, pharmacists and physicians, and in many areas of industry.

Our graduates also have a 100% acceptance rate to chemistry and biochemistry graduate school programs.

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Why Earn My Biochemistry Degree at Angelo State?

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Faculty Support

As a biochemistry major, you’ll receive one-on-one mentoring from your professors, and you can collaborate with them on research projects. You can also join our nationally recognized student chapter of the American Chemical Society to form even stronger connections with your professors, as well as with your fellow students and with industry professionals.

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Grant-Funded Research

Funding support from the Robert A. Welch Foundation allows us to offer you expanded opportunities to conduct research with your professors, and then to potentially present your research results at regional and national scientific conferences. Participating in research will also make you a more competitive graduate.

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Cutting-Edge Equipment

Biochemistry relies on quality equipment and instruments. We keep our labs and equipment up to date so you receive the best and most current instruction, as well as dynamic laboratory and research experiences. You will also have access to the SciFinder science article search service.

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    Challenge Yourself

    Take your education to the next level in the ASU Honors Program. Through special courses, cultural events, research and community engagement, we’ll help you transform your intellectual and personal talents into marketable skills for your future. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in prestigious internships, fellowships and other programs to reach your full potential.

  • Committed to Your Success

    Our Freshman College is a one-stop resource for programs and services that help you transition into college life, improve your communication skills, and engage in active learning. You can also get academic help in the Math Lab and Writing Center, receive peer mentoring and tutoring through Supplemental Instruction, or set up online tutoring sessions.