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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Decatur, TX, United States
Students in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program at Agnes Scott College have the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills central to these scientific disciplines.  biology student.
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The City of Atlanta

Atlanta provides biochemistry and molecular biology majors tremendous resources for experiential learning opportunities, including internships and practicum experience at the following locations:

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Emory University School of Medicine
  • Georgia Institute of Technology/Emory Biomedical Engineering Program

Campus Involvement

  • Many biochemistry and molecular biology majors are members of biology honor society Beta Beta Beta and the award-winning student-affiliate chapter of the American Chemical Society, as well as members of more than 70 other student-run organizations and clubs on campus, providing plentiful opportunities to lead, shape and enjoy campus life. Majors have held many student leadership positions, including president of Student Government Association and president of Student Senate, among others.

Faculty Research on Campus

  • Faculty in the biology and chemistry departments are actively engaged in research. Opportunities for student/faculty research collaborations are available both during the academic year and the summer.

What can I do with this degree?

As a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology major at Agnes Scott College, you will gain a thorough grounding in biological and chemical principles and receive a well-rounded educational foundation for a variety of career goals. As a graduate, you can:

  • Pursue advanced study in biochemistry, molecular biochemistry, pharmacology, medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine
  • Work in technical and non-technical areas of biochemical, medical and pharmaceutical industries
  • Engage in scientific writing or editing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Integrative Biology I   
  • Integrative Biology II    
  • Microbiology     
  • Molecular Biology    
  • Genetics           
  • Bioinformatics      
  • Biochemistry I.                                                             

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • An application for admission, via the Common Application, which includes:
  • Agnes Scott Supplement
  • Teacher Evaluation Form (teacher invitation sent via Common App)
  • Secondary School Report and International School Supplement from counselor or school official (invitation sent via Common App)
  • Official High School Transcript in English
  • Application fee of US $30
  • SAT/ACT Test Scores, evaluative interview with Agnes Scott admission counselor, InitialView Interview, or Duolingo English Proficiency Test
  • Agnes Scott's SAT school code is 5002; ACT school code is 0780.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Find details on our Admission Requirements page.
  • Agnes Scott's TOEFL school code is 5002.
  • International Student Certification of Finances (PDF)
  • Copy of Passport Biographical Page or National ID Card
  • Midyear Report (submit as soon as available)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43920 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Decatur

  • 1072 - 1990 USD/month
    Living Costs

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