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Biochemistry, B.A. or B.S.

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Whether you choose a Bachelor of Arts Biochemistry degree or a Bachelor of Science Biochemistry degree, your experience as a biochemistry major at ACU will lay the foundation for a challenging and exciting career.


Biochemistry--where biology and chemistry intersect--is the study of living things at the molecular level. This interdisciplinary field of science is exciting and versatile, with topics ranging from disease and DNA to forensic science and agriculture.

A bachelor’s in biochemistry can lead to a career as a biochemist or serve as a foundation for medical school.

  • The Bachelor of Arts prepares you for entry into professional schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or optometry or into careers in biotechnology or pharmaceuticals.
  • The Bachelor of Science prepares you for professional schools, graduate studies in biochemistry, or to pursue careers as professional biochemists. This degree includes a choice between four tracks:
    • Standard - includes studies in calculus, analytical chemistry and general physics.
    • American Chemical Society (ACS) - includes additional advanced studies in calculus, analytical chemistry and engineering physics.
    • Biomedical Sciences - designed for those preparing to enter professional schools of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or optometry, or who wish to enter the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries.
    • Pre-Vet track - prepares students who plan to enter professional veterinary schools.
    • In addition, the health professions fast-track cooperative degree offers students the chance to enter professional school after only three years at ACU.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Biochemistry

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Complete your application and admissions file by following these steps:

  • Complete an Application for Admission.
  • Send your official high school and/or college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions.
  • Request your ACT and/or SAT scores be sent to ACU. ACT and/or SAT writing score is recommended.
  • Once we receive the above items, you will be considered for admission to ACU. You will be notified of your admissions status according to when your application was completed.
  • Should you be granted admission, you will be given access to confirm your admission, pay your enrollment deposit and submit your Housing Preference Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33330 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33330 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
  • National

    33330 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33330 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
  • In-State

    33330 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33330 USD for the full programme and a duration of .
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Living costs for Abilene

  • 932 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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