Chemical Sciences - Chemistry and Biochemistry Concentration, A.S. Transfer

Chemical Sciences - Chemistry and Biochemistry Concentration, A.S. Transfer

VinU students working in the food chem lab.
  • Engage in groundbreaking research, contributing to advancements in medicine, genetics, and biotechnology.
  • The number of biochemistry jobs is projected to grow by 7% by 2031.
  • The median annual salary for biochemists is nearly $103,810.
source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Locations where this degree is offered:

Vincennes Campus

What can I expect during my time at VU?

  • All chemistry majors follow similar curriculum patterns during the first two years of study, therefore expect a seamlessly transfer to 4-year universities.
  • Complete your AS- Transfer degree in two years.
  • Hands-on use of instrumentation (FT-IR, NMR, GC) as well as the rigorous application of computer-based data acquisition and analysis methods.
  • Professors-taught classes.
  • Lecture classes with 30 students or less, and laboratory with 18 students or less.
  • Close Faculty-Student interaction; with daily office hours and advising roles.
  • AS graduates will have the skills and knowledge needed to advance to 4-year universities.
  • Affordable tuition allows you to graduate with less debt

What can I do with this degree?

  • Enter the workforce in an industrial position: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, petroleum refining, manufactory, etc.
  • Attend graduate school to earn Master or Ph.D. degrees.
  • Attend post-professional schools such as; Medical, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Optometry and Dentistry.
  • Combine their studies in Chemistry with those in other fields such as; Biology, Mathematics, Physics, Neuroscience or Law.

Is this degree accredited?

Vincennes University's institutional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the specialized accreditations and approvals obtained by various programs are located on our Accreditation and Licensure page.

Vincennes University recognizes the importance of programmatic licensure, ensuring that graduates meet the requirements set by professional licensing boards. By adhering to rigorous standards and seeking recognition from accrediting bodies, Vincennes University demonstrates its dedication to offering quality education and preparing students for successful careers.

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