Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Undergraduate Biochemistry Degree Overview

国产偷拍视频In addition to its technology-focused curriculum and state-of-the-art laboratories, Georgia Tech’s B.S. in Biochemistry degree program offers several key advantages:

  • The opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects with world-class faculty and facilities, so you can round out your education by practicing what you have learned.
  • Flexible degree options: You can customize your degree to fit your specific interests and career goals.
  • Atlanta location: Atlanta, Georgia is one of the most tech-savvy cities in the U.S. and home to some of the world’s most prestigious company headquarters.

As a Biochemistry major, you will acquire basic competence and knowledge in the biological and physical sciences. You will develop a strong understanding of biochemical principles, and learn how to apply them to real-world problems.


Biochemistry Degree Concentrations and Options


Customize your curriculum plan to match your specific interests and career plans.

  • Prepare for medical, pharmacy, dental, veterinary, physical therapy, or graduate school. See the course requirements for the .
  • Build a business perspective into your degree without adding the hours required for a minor. See the course requirements for the .


国产偷拍视频Increase your competitiveness for jobs and graduate school by adding a designation to your degree.

  • Pursue an in-depth, long-term research experience. Learn more about the .
  • Prepare for a global career. Learn more about the .

B.S. Biochemistry Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry degree program contains the following: general core classes; technical courses that provide a strong background in biochemistry; technical electives to explore areas in greater depth; courses involving undergraduate research, and free electives. .

Rankings and Awards

Georgia Tech’s School of Chemistry and Biochemistry faculty members are frequently recognized for their outstanding contributions to their fields.

  • A National Medal of Science Winner
    A presidential award given to individuals deserving of special recognition for their outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical, or engineering sciences.
  • 10 Sloan Research Fellowships
    Awarded for distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to the field.
  • 15 National Science Foundation CAREER Award Winners
    The National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early-career teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization. 


Biochemistry Research Opportunities

  • Explore opportunities to conduct research in chemistry while getting your degree. Get all the details and next steps here: .

Beyond the Classroom

  • Gain employment experience and benefit from real-world experience in your field. Learn more about the .
  • Conduct supervised research in a chemical or related organization. Learn more about the .
  • Students in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry have a wide range of opportunities for undergraduate study at institutions throughout the world. Learn more about .

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