The Department of Applied Biology and Chemistry was established to become the cornerstone of education, research, and outreach programs for the field of basic and applied sciences in the disciplines of agriculture and bio-production. These areas are essential for shaping Korea's future in the 21st century. Focused programs in biochemistry, microbiology, biotechnology, pesticides, and soil science are offered to address the scientific needs in the fields of bio-processing, plant protection, microbial production, pesticides, and improvement of environmental quality.
Further opportunities exist in graduate school in the fields of agricultural biotechnology and bioenvironmental chemistry, plant microbiology, entomology, environmental biology, and plant pathology. Students who successfully complete their studies will find excellent opportunities in their careers to lead in numerous areas including agricultural, environmental, biotechnological, pharmaceutical, and food-related fields.