Biochemistry Major — B.S.

Summary

Biochemistry B.S. Major Requirements68
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 128-40
Electives12-24
Total Credits120
1

 See Integrative Core Curriculum requirements, with information about the H&S CLA requirement.

Degree Requirements

BIOLOGY
BIOL 12100Principles of Biology I, Cell and Molecular4
BIOL 12200Principles of Biology II, Ecology and Evolution4
BIOL 22700Genetics4
CHEMISTRY
CHEM 12100Principles of Chemistry4
or CHEM 12300 Principles of Chemistry - Enriched Section
CHEM 12400Experimental Chemistry I2
CHEM 22100Organic Chemistry I3
CHEM 22200Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 22500Experimental Chemistry II2
CHEM 23200Quantitative Chemistry3
CHEM 33100Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics and Kinetics3
BIOCHEMISTRY
BIOC 35300Biochemistry: Protein Structure & Function3
BIOC 35400Biochemistry: Molecular Biology of the Gene4
BIOC 48100Current Topics in Biochemistry3
INQUIRY-BASED LABORATORY ELECTIVE
BIOC 39000Independent Research in Biochemistry3
or BIOC 41000 Experimental Biochemistry
CELLULAR BIOCHEMISTRY ELECTIVE 1
Select one of the following:4
Developmental Biology
Microbiology
Cell Biology
BIOLOGY OR CHEMISTRY ELECTIVE
Select at least 3 additional credits of BIOL or CHEM at the 300- or 400-level 1, 23
PHYSICS
Select one of the following sequences:8
Principles of Physics I: Mechanics
and Principles of Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism
Introduction to Physics I
and Introduction to Physics II
MATHEMATICS
Select one of the following sequences:8
Calculus for Decision Making
and Statistics for the Health, Life, and Social Sciences
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Total Credits68
1

The credits taken to fulfill the Cellular Biochemistry requirement cannot also be used to fulfill the Biology or Chemistry elective requirement.

2

The following seminar and research courses cannot be used to count toward the Biology or Chemistry elective requirement: BIOL 30000, BIOL 30100, BIOL 30200, BIOL 40000, BIOL 40200, BIOL 41100, BIOL 41200, BIOC 39000, BIOC 39100, BIOC 39200, BIOC 49100, BIOC 49200, BIOC 49700, BIOC 49800CHEM 39100, CHEM 39200, CHEM 48600, CHEM 48700, and CHEM 48800.

Note: CHEM 34200 and biochemistry, biology, or chemistry research are recommended but not required.