2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Biochemistry (B.S.)


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Biochemistry majors complete a minimum of 120 credits to earn a bachelor’s degree: 49-51 credits of core courses and 79 credits (21 courses) in their major:

Required courses (Biochemistry)


Mathematics


Electives


Students should take one elective (3-4 credits) from the courses listed below or one additional course from Additional Requirements:

Degree Plan


Degree Plan for Biochemistry (B.S.)

 
Fall
Spring
First Year
 
 
UNV101: University Seminar I (3 credits) &
FYT100: First Year Transitions (1 credit)
X
 
CHM113: General Chemistry I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
MTH195: Calculus I (4 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
UNV102: University Seminar II (3 credits)
 
X
BIO112: General Biology II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
CHM114: General Chemistry II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
MTH 196: Calculus II (4 credits)
 
X
Second Year
 
 
RTS225: Quest for the Ultimate (3 credits) or
PHL225: Quest for the Good Life (3 credits) (one each semester)
X
X
BIO220: Cell Biology and Chemistry & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
CHM205: Organic Chemistry I & Lab (4 credits)
X
 
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
BIO253: Genetics: Classical, Molecular and Population & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
CHM206: Organic Chemistry II & Lab (4 credits)
 
X
Third Year
 
 
CHM301: Analytical Chemistry (4 credits)
X
 
BCH403: Biochemistry (4 credits)
X
 
PHY205: Principles of Physics I (4 credits)
X
 
CHM497: Undergraduate Research I (1-4 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
X
X
Core Course (3 credits)
 
X
PHY206: Principles of Physics II (4 credits)
 
X
BCH404: Advanced Biochemistry (4 credits)
 
X
Fourth Year
 
 
CHM305: Physical Chemistry I (4 credits)
X
 
CHM410: Topics in Chemistry and Research Capstone (3 credits)
X
 
CHM498: Undergraduate Research II (1-6 credits)
X
X
CHM Requirement: CHM425, CHM430, CHM435, CHM440, CHM445, CHM450, CHM455, CHM460, or CHM465 (3 credits)
X
X
CHM Elective (3 credits)
X
X
CHM408: Inorganic Chemistry (4 credits)
 
X
CHM Elective (4 credits)
 
X

 

*Suggested Plan to Complete Degree Requirements


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