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BS in Biochemistry Curriculum

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Course Number Course Name Credit
Chemistry
CHE 121, 122 General Chemistry I, II 3,3
CHE 123,124W General Chemistry Lab I,II 1,1
CHE 211, 212 Organic Chemistry I,II 3,3
CHE 213, 214 Organic Chemistry Lab I,II 1,1
CHE 312 Thermodynamics and Kinetics 4
CHE 320, 322 Biochemistry I and Lab 3,1
CHE 321 Biochemistry II 3
CHE 420 Chemical Research or
CHE 495 Internship 5
CHE 425 Project Presentation 1
CHE 450 Chemistry Seminar 1
Biology
BIO 152 General Biology II 4
BIO 311 Cell Biology 4
BIO 344, 345 Molecular Biology and Lab 3,1
Subtotal Credit Hours: 46
Choose ONE of the following:
BIO 310 Animal Physiology
BIO 312 Genetics
CHE 330 Special Topics
CHE 341 Structural Basis of Human Disease
CHE 360 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHE 405 Instrumental Analysis
Subtotal Credit Hours: 3-4
Other Required Courses:
PHYS 101, 102 Physics I, II 4,4
MATH 160 Calculus I 3
Subtotal Credit Hours: 11
Total Credit Hours: 60-61

Recommended for Graduate School preparation:
MATH 161, MATH 220, and PHI 321.

Recommended Schedule:
First Year
CHE 121, 122, 123, 124; BIO 152; MATH 160
Sophomore Year
CHE 211, 212, 213, 214; PHYS 101, 102 or BIO 311, 344

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