Chemistry, BS



Delve into the molecular mechanisms of life with our Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a biochemistry concentration. You’ll explore the chemical processes within biological systems, from DNA replication to protein synthesis, gaining insights into metabolism, genetics, and cellular signaling pathways. With rigorous coursework and laboratory experiences, you’ll graduate ready to jump into a career in biomedical research, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medicine, and academia.


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Program Highlights

Program features small classes and advanced, state-of-the-art equipment for instruction

Faculty maintain modern and active research laboratories where students can gain hands on experience in laboratory research, either for credit or for salary

Students often obtain grants to present their research work at meetings across the country, gaining exposure to and recognition from the chemistry community

Program Requirements

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What Can You Be?

Types of Jobs


Chemical engineers

Materials engineers

Science technicians

Types of Employers

Agricultural and food science

Biological science

Chemical industry

Medical science

Contact Us

210 Pursley Hall

SLU Box 10878
Hammond, LA 70402

(985) 549-2159


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