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Selkirk College Associate of Science Degree Biochemistry
Selkirk College

Associate of Science Degree Biochemistry

Castlegar, Canada

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Also called 'biological chemistry, 'this growing field of scientific study explains how living organisms survive and thrive through their internal chemical processes. Biochemical research is one of the most successful fields at examining living processes and today is part of almost all areas of life sciences research. As a professional biochemist you will make valuable contributions to this vital research and set your path for career success.

Take this program if you are fascinated by living organisms and how their biological molecules contribute to the functioning of their entire beings. Take this program if you are fascinated by life in general and want to understand its complex scientific inner workings and play an active role in discovering more about living beings' interconnectedness.

Upon successful completion of an Associate of Science program, learners will be able to:

  • Explain terms, concepts and theories of introductory-level science
  • Read, write and communicate effectively and creatively across academic disciplines
  • Demonstrate developing critical, creative thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Follow laboratory guidelines, processes and protocols
  • Demonstrate developing research skills
  • Apply developing quantitative reasoning skills
  • Apply the scientific method
  • Use current and emerging technology
  • Demonstrate collaborative skills in a multicultural environment
  • Conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner in an academic environment

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