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BS in Biochemistry

The major in Biochemistry is designed to meet the needs of students preparing for graduate study in biochemical sciences such as: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunochemistry and Toxicology, or professional careers in biochemical or life-science industries, hospitals or medical schools.

Requirements 

Courses that fulfill both college core options and major requirements

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 109  & 110

General Chemistry I & II

10

MTH 231

Calculus I

4

CS 201

Computer Science I

4

Total

 

18


Required courses from outside the department
Course Number Course Name Credits

BIO 101-102

Biology I & II

8

MTH 232

Calculus Ii

4

PHY 101 & 102

Physics I & II

8

BIO 211

Genetics

5

BIO 309

Cell Biology

3

BIO 480

Molecular Biology

3

BIO 481

Molecular Biology Lab

2

Total

 

33


Required departmental courses
Course Number

Course Title

Credits

CHM 209 & 210

Organic Chemistry I & II

6

CHM 220

Organic Chemistry Laboratory

2

CHM 222

Analytical Chemistry

3

CHM 309 & 310

Physical Chemistry I & II

6

CHM 311

Physical Chemistry Lab I

2

CHM 322

Instrumental Analysis

3

CHM 421-422

Biochemistry I & II

6

CHM 420 Biochemistry Lab 2

CHM 450

Chemistry Seminar

2

Total

 

32