Biochemistry is the chemistry of living systems. It’s where you’ll get down to the nitty-gritty of life itself. You’ll develop skills as both a chemist and a biologist, which is attractive to potential employers and broadens your job prospect field.

What Are Some Potential Careers?
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Forensic Science
  • Testing
  • Research and Development
  • Medicine
  • Law
What Courses Would I Take?
  • Biochemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemical Literature
What Else Can I Do?
What's a Good Minor?
Where Are Your Students Now?
  • Attending medical schools like UNT Health Science Center and Baylor College of Medicine
  • Working at major corporations like Alcon Laboratories
  • Attending graduate schools like the University of North Texas

Scholarship Opportunities

Contact Phillip Pelphrey at
817-531-5869 or email him at about
scholarship opportunities from
professional organizations.



Phillip Pelphrey
Chemistry Department Chair
McFadden Science Center, 310B

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