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Biochemistry Major Requirements

Biochemistry Major Requirements

Biochemistry Major - 74-75 credits

Biochemistry is an interdisciplinary major leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. The curricular requirements are outlined below.  pdf worksheet available here.

 

Required Biochemistry courses - 13 credits

BCM360 Protein Structure & Function (3)

BCM461 Biochemistry 1 (3)

BCM463 Biochemistry lab (1)

BCM470 Biochemistry 2 (3)

BCM475 Experimental Biochemistry (3)

 

Required Biology courses - 16 credits

BIO201 General Biology 1 (3)

BIO211 General Biology 1 Lab (1)

BIO202 General Biology 2 (3)

BIO212 General Biology 2 Lab (1)

BIO320 Genetics (4)

BIO308 Basic Molecular Biology (4)

 

Required Chemistry courses - 16 credits

CHE201 General Chemistry 1 (3)

CHE211 General Chemistry 1 lab (1)

CHE202 General Chemistry 2 (3)

CHE212 General Chemistry 2 lab (1)

CHE318 Organic Chemistry 1 (3)

CHE306 Organic Chemistry 1 lab (1)

CHE319 Organic Chemistry 2 (3)

CHE309 Organic Chemistry 2 lab (1)

 

Biology Elective (choose one) - 4 credits

BIO309 Basic Cell Biology (4)

BIO313 Developmental Biology (4)

BIO350 General Microbiology (4)

BIO417 Animal Physiology (4)

 

Chemistry Elective (choose one) - 3-4 credits

CHE303 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry (4)

CHE314 Inorganic Chemistry (3)

CHE321 Physical Chemistry 1 (3)

CHE322 Physical Chemistry 2 (3)

 

Additional approved electives - min. 6 credits

may be from above Biology and/or Chemistry electives, independent study, or otherwise approved by advisor

 

Required Cognates - 16 credits

MAT251 Calculus 1 (4)

MAT252 Calculus 2 (4)

PHY201 General Physics 1 (3)

PHY211 Physics 1 Laboratory (1)

PHY202 General Physics 2 (3)

PHY212 General Physics 2 Lab (1)