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In both programs, you will gain a strong foundation in chemistry, physics and math, with the biochemistry program giving you an extra emphasis in biology. You will also learn the critical thinking, research and scientific writing skills that are essential to reaching your future career or educational goals.


  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry
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A chemistry degree is ideal for those interested in pre-pharmacy or chemistry teaching. It will also prepare you for jobs in industrial chemistry.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry with Biochemistry Emphasis
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The chemistry degree can be specialized for biochemistry to prepare you for jobs in labs and industries. It’s also an ideal pre-pharmacy program.

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I Am Angelo: Eduardo Aguirre Serrata, May 28

Sophomore international student Eduardo Aguirre Serrata found his home at Angelo State.

Around the Department

Chemistry and biochemistry have an impact on everything from the clothes you wear and the foods you eat to the medicines that keep you healthy. Your ASU degree is your ticket to join the dynamic chemical industry that offers a wide variety of exciting career fields. Our graduates also have a 100% acceptance rate to chemistry and biochemistry graduate school programs.

Take a look at some other aspects of our department that make ASU an outstanding place to study chemistry and biochemistry.

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Amazing Facilities

You can study and research in our modern labs that offer the latest high-tech scientific equipment, including a scanning electron microscope. You will also have access to the SciFinder science article search service.

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American Chemical Society

Our student chapter of the American Chemical Society is recognized annually by the ACS national office. Go on field trips, participate in community service, and enjoy chapter social events as you really get to know your fellow students and professors.

A professor helping his students during a lab

Distinctive Opportunities

Outside the classroom, you can gain hands-on experience through research projects with your professors, shadowing local professionals, prestigious internships and attendance at national conferences.