Biochemistry Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Information

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Introduction to the Biochemistry Associate in Arts (AA) - University Transfer Program

This program provides the first two years of a four-year university program leading to a baccalaureate degree in biochemistry. The Pensacola State College curriculum has the necessary SUS prerequisite courses for a completer to begin upper-division work as a university junior in the major.

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Natural Sciences Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields.

Physics Teacher, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to the laws of matter and energy. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Environmental Science Teacher, Postsecondary

Teach courses in environmental science. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Chemistry Teacher, Postsecondary

Teach courses pertaining to the chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances. Work may include instruction in the methods of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Forensic Science Technician

Collect, identify, classify, and analyze physical evidence related to criminal investigations. Perform tests on weapons or substances, such as fiber, hair, and tissue to determine significance to investigation. May testify as expert witnesses on evidence or crime laboratory techniques. May serve as specialists in area of expertise, such as ballistics, fingerprinting, handwriting, or biochemistry.

Other Occupations

  • Environmental Scientist and Specialist, Including Health
  • Chemist
  • Water Resource Specialist
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Secondary School Teacher, Except Special and Career/Technical Education


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Engineers, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
101
2023 Prj. Openings
109
Est. Annual Openings
2.8
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$82,260.64
Occupation
Engineers, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
632
2023 Prj. Openings
599
Est. Annual Openings
11.4
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$109,938.09
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Biochemists and Biophysicists
2015 Cur. Openings
1025
2023 Prj. Openings
1295
Est. Annual Openings
63
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$60,047.76
Occupation
Engineers, All Other
2015 Cur. Openings
5354
2023 Prj. Openings
5742
Est. Annual Openings
144.5
2015 Avg. Median Salary
$94,086.65


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