American University of Sharjah

Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences

Department of biology chemistry
With three exciting programs on offer, the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science is fast making a name for itself across the region.

Offering a Bachelor of Science in Biology, a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences, we ensure that our students receive a strong background in theory coupled with many opportunities for hands-on experience. We also offer minors in environmental sciences, environmental policy and biology. Our students develop essential skills in measurement and analysis using our well-equipped laboratories and instrumentation facilities.

All three of our degree programs are structured to provide our students with a thorough grounding of the subject they are studying, coupled with practical experience in the field. Our curriculum responds to the latest research in the field and makes sure that our students learn about the latest developments in these fields.

Our programs, which have been accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates, prepare our graduates for a variety of exciting careers. Depending on the major selected, our graduates are pursuing successful careers in genetic and immunology research; drug and biotechnology; university and hospital research centers; quality control, industrial and chemical laboratories; petroleum refineries and oil companies; chemical manufacturing plants; environmental protection; conservation and protection of natural resources; and many other diverse areas. Many of our graduates are also currently studying for graduate degrees in some of the best universities around the world.

Please browse our department page and discover our vibrant and stimulating world for yourself!