Areas of Study
Are you interested in studying how proteins, DNA and chemicals all interact with each other inside a living organism? Would you like to be on the forefront of medical advancements and discover modern cures to combat today’s most dangerous pathogens? If this type of work and discovery awakens the inner scientist within you, then you may want to consider studying Biochemistry.
UTSA’s Biochemistry Program
At UTSA, the B.S. in Biochemistry combines coursework from Chemistry, Biology and Physics to support learning across all the major aspects of Biochemistry. Your coursework will include molecular biophysics, cell biology, genetics and a biochemistry laboratory, to name a few. The program grants career opportunities in industry, governmental agencies, environmental studies, pre-professional programs, medical technology, and can serve as a prerequisite to graduate study in either chemistry or other related fields.
UTSA’s University Career Center offers several resources to help students identify and develop the global skills necessary to successfully pursue and achieve lifelong career goals.
Please note that there are additional admission requirements that need to be met in order to be admitted into this major. View all of UTSA’s specific admission requirements here.