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BS in Chemistry

ACS-certified, Biochemistry Concentration 

Recommended Course Schedule

Freshman Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 109 General Chemistry I 5
BIO 101 General Biology I 4.5
MTH 135
or
MTH 231
Pre-Calculus
or
Calculus I
3
or
4
COL 150 Columba Seminar 4

Total

 

16.5-17.5


Freshman Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 110 General Chemistry II 5
BIO 102 General Biology II 4.5
MTH 231
or
MTH 232
Calculus I
or
Calculus II
4
ENG 120 English Composition 3

Total

 

17.5


Sophomore Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 209 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 220 Organic Lab I 2
PHY 101 General Physics I 4
MTH 232,
MTH 233 or
MTH 302
Calculus II,
Calculus III or
Differential Equations
4
CHM 222 Analytical Chemistry 3

Total

 

16


Sophomore Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 210 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM 221 Organic Lab II 2
PHY 102 General Physics II 4
MTH 233,
MTH 302 or
CS 201
Calculus III,
Differential Equations or
Computer Science I
4
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

15-16


Junior Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 321 Biochemistry I 3
CHM 420 Biochemistry Lab 2
CHM 309 Physical Chemistry 3
CHM 311 Physical Lab I 2
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

16


Junior Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 322 Biochemistry II 3
CHM 441/442 Research in Biochemistry 2
CHM 310 Physical Chemistry II 3
CHM 312 Physical Lab II 2
College Core or
CS 201
College Core or
Computer Science I
3 or
4
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

16-17


Senior Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 450 Seminar 2
Advanced Elective (Choose One):
CHM 493,
CHM 400 or
CHM 409
Advanced Elective (Choose One):
Biopolymers,
Nanoscience or
Advanced Organic
3
BIO 399 Cell Biology 3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

16-17


Senior Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 322 Instrumental Analysis 3
CHM 327 Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHM elective or
College Core
Chemistry elective or
College Core
3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

15


*400 CHM lab hrs required, as shown; PSY 201/202/SOC 101/102 recommended as College Core for those interested in medicine/dentistry