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BS in Biochemistry Curriculum

BIOL

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Course Number Course Name Credit
Chemistry
CHEM 121, 122 General Chemistry I, II 3,3
CHEM 123,124W General Chemistry Lab I,II 1,1
CHEM 211, 212 Organic Chemistry I,II 3,3
CHEM 213, 214 Organic Chemistry Lab I,II 1,1
CHEM 312 Thermodynamics and Kinetics 4
CHEM 320, 322 Biochemistry I and Lab 3,1
CHEM 321 Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 420 Chemical Research or
CHEM 495 Internship 5
CHEM 425 Project Presentation 1
CHEM 450 Chemistry Seminar 1
Biology
BIOL 152 General Biology II 4
BIOL 311 Cell Biology 4
BIOL 344, 345 Molecular Biology and Lab 3,1
Subtotal Credit Hours: 46
Choose ONE of the following:
BIOL 310 Animal Physiology
BIOL 312 Genetics
CHEM 330 Special Topics
CHEM 341 Structural Basis of Human Disease
CHEM 360 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM 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
CHEM 121, 122, 123, 124; BIOL 152; MATH 160
Sophomore Year
CHEM 211, 212, 213, 214; PHYS 101, 102 or BIOL 311, 344

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