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Advising Sheet for BS in Biochemistry

Biochemistry Major, B.S.

The Biochemistry degree program offers students a focused, intensive education in the natural sciences and in the field of biochemistry.  No minor is required with this major.


Required Major Courses:


  • CHE 1800 - General Chemistry I (4)
  • CHE 1810 - General Chemistry II (4)
  • CHE 1850 - General Chemistry Lab (2)
  • CHE 3100 - Organic Chemistry I (4)
  • CHE 3120 - Organic Chemistry I Lab (2)
  • CHE 3110 - Organic Chemistry II (3)
  • CHE 3130 - Organic Chem. II Lab (2)

 

  • CHE 3000 - Analytical Chemistry (3)
  • CHE 3010 - Analytical Chem. Lab (2)
  • CHE 3250 - Physical Chemistry I (4)
  • CHE 3280 - Physical Chemistry Lab I (2)
  • CHE 4310 - Biochemistry I (4)
  • CHE 4320 - Biochemistry II (3)
  • CHE 4350 - Biochemistry Lab (1)
  • CHE 4950 - Senior Exp. in Chemistry (3)

Required Non-Chemistry Courses:
Biochemistry is by its nature an interdisciplinary area of study, and the required coursework reflects that reality, offering a complete education in the biochemical, biomedical, and technical fields.  The student must satisfy the non-chemistry course requirements below.

  • BIO 1080 - General Biology I (3)
  • BIO 1081 - General Biology II (3)
  • BIO 1090 - General Biology I Lab (1)
  • BIO 1091 - General Biology II Lab (1)
  • BIO 3050 - Cell and Mol. Biology (4)
  • BIO 3600 - General Genetics (4)

 

  • MTH 1410 - Calculus I (4)
  • MTH 1420 - Calculus II (4)

 

Select one of these two options:

 

Option 1:

  • PHY 2010 - College Physics I (4)
  • PHY 2020 - College Physics II (4)
  • PHY 2030 - College Physics I Lab (1)
  • PHY 2040 - College Physics II Lab(1)

 

Option 2:

  • PHY 2311 - General Physics I (4)
  • PHY 2321 - General Physics I Lab (1)
  • PHY 2331 - General Physics II (4)
·       PHY 2341 - General Physics II Lab (1)

 


Total Credit Hours:   38 upper division, 77 total


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