The Pre-Health option is designed to maximize the success of students pursuing careers in professional and allied health fields, including medicine, veterinary medicine, and dentistry, among others. To plan the best path toward career goals, students are carefully advised as they progress through the program by a dedicated pre-health advisor, Dr. Gisela Sulkowski, M.D. Learning… Read More
The Wildlife and Conservation Option prepares students for careers in wildlife conservation and resource management, including those in academia, with state or federal agencies, and in the private sector. Students are carefully mentored toward their career goals, and are also encouraged to pursue undergraduate internships. Learning Goals Our graduates effectively communicate scientific knowledge. Our graduates… Read More
The college also offers a two-year, 64-hour program in business administration leading to an associate of science (AS) degree.
This program is for students that are ahead of the curve, have high academic achievement in college thus far and who do well on the Pharmacy School PCAT exam. Students complete three years here, including all general education requirements and pharmacy school prerequisites. Students then apply as juniors to pharmacy school. After acceptance two successful years completed… Read More
The associate of science in chemistry program is designed to fulfill the needs of students desiring to prepare themselves for positions in a field of chemical industry and/or related areas. The degree can be used for the first two years of a degree plan for any of the chemistry bachelor degrees at SAU. Students completing… Read More
This program is intended for students who wish to pursue the fields of chemistry and business. The degree contains a solid foundation in chemistry in addition to an introduction to business coursework. Students in this program are interested in starting a small business in the chemical sciences (i.e., consulting, lab work, etc.) Learning Goals Our graduates effectively communicate… Read More
This degree program is designed for the student who is interested in pursuing a career in the environmental sciences. These careers include work with organizations in the realms of wildlife protection agencies, environmental protection agencies (including the EPA), conservation areas, and more. Academic coursework of the program involves both geology and environmental biology along with a… Read More
This degree program is for students interested in the world of forensic science. The degree provides students with an excellent foundation in chemistry along with a stellar preparation in forensic science. Potential paths for students range from work in a forensic laboratory to pursuing an advanced degree in forensic chemistry. Learning Goals Our graduates effectively communicate… Read More
In this degree program students complete prerequisite coursework in preparation for a medical laboratory science program. Upon proof of completion of the 40 hours of clinical work at a medical laboratory program, students can apply for graduation from Southern Arkansas University. Students in this major receive training to be medical technology technicians. Such careers include work… Read More
The Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics offers a pre-health biochemistry option which is ideally suited for those interested in biochemistry or going to medical, optometry or pharmacy schools. Learning Goals Our graduates effectively communicate scientific knowledge. Our graduates have the knowledge to make informed and ethical scientific decisions. Our graduates utilize appropriate quantitative skills in making decisions…. Read More
The bachelor of science in chemistry degree will open many career and professional opportunities. This degree is the stepping stone to professional school (pre-health studies), graduate school or to becoming a professional chemist in biochemistry, environmental science, forensic science, medicine, petroleum, alternative energy, pharmacy, or even patent law. Learning Goals Our graduates effectively communicate scientific knowledge. Our graduates have the knowledge… Read More
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