Academic Catalog

Biochemistry Major — B.S.

This B.S. degree requires 60 liberal arts credits out of the 120 credits required for graduation.

Summary

Biochemistry B.S. Major Requirements67
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements and Electives 153
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements

BIOLOGY
BIOL 12100Principles of Biology, Cell and Molecular4
BIOL 12200Principles of Biology, Ecology and Evolution4
BIOL 22700Genetics4
CHEMISTRY
CHEM 12100
CHEM 12200
Principles of Chemistry
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory
4
or CHEM 12300 Principles of Chemistry - Enriched Section
CHEM 22100
CHEM 22300
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHEM 22200
CHEM 22400
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
4
CHEM 23200
CHEM 23300
Quantitative Chemistry
and Quantitative Chemistry Laboratory
4
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
Momentum, Energy, and Heat
and Classical Fields: Gravity, Electricity, & Magnetism
Introduction to Physics I
and Introduction to Physics II
MATHEMATICS
Select one of the following sequences:8
Applied Calculus
and Statistics for the Health, Life, and Social Sciences
Calculus I
and Calculus II
Total Credits67