Chemistry and Biochemistry

Why Study Chemistry or Biochemistry at Texas Tech?

A background in chemistry is essential for success in any number of rising fields today.  From forensic science to public health to industry research, a degree from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at TTU will help you get there.  Our Bachelor of Science degree will prepare you to be a leading researcher or professional in the field of chemistry.  You might even work with pharmaceutical companies and doctors to cure diseases.  A Bachelor of Arts will give you a strong undergraduate background in the central sciences of chemistry and biochemistry to prepare you for other fields such as healthcare, teaching, or sales.  Regardless of where you plan to end up in 10 years, a degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry can help you get there.


If you declared Chemistry or Biochemistry, you are eligible for scholarships from the department from the main scholarship application.  Make sure to get it filled out before February 1st to have the best chance at getting one.

Degrees Offered in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Undergraduate Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry

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