Biochemistry B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

In addition to the CALS or CAS college distribution requirements, the biochemistry core requires satisfactory completion of:

The biochemistry core requires satisfactory completion of:
BCOR 011Exploring Biology0 or 4
BCOR 012Exploring Biology0 or 4
BCOR 101Genetics0 or 3
BCOR 103Molecular and Cell Biology0 or 4
MATH 021Calculus I4
MATH 022Calculus II4
PHYS 051Fundamentals of Physics I0 or 4
PHYS 152Fundamentals of Physics II0 or 4
CHEM 051Exploring Chemistry 11
CHEM 052Exploring Chemistry 21
CHEM 047Organic Chemistry for Majors 10 or 4
CHEM 048Organic Chemistry for Majors 20 or 4
CHEM 165Intro Physical Chemistry3
BIOC 205Biochemistry I3
BIOC 206Biochemistry II3
BIOC 207Biochemistry Lab3
Twelve credits of advanced biochemistry-related electives12
Choose one of the following:1
Biochemistry Senior Seminar
Honors: Biochemistry
and Honors: Biochemistry
In addition, students must select one course from the following group of intermediate-level laboratory electives: 2-4
Quantitative Analysis
Intro Recombinant DNA Tech
Molecular Cloning Lab
Adv Genetics Laboratory
Adv Genetics Laboratory
Students may substitute: (However, the program of study recommended above will provide a better preparation for advanced course work in biochemistry.)
BIOL 001
BIOL 002
Principles of Biology
and Principles of Biology (For BCOR 011 and BCOR 012)
PHYS 011 & PHYS 012 & PHYS 021 & PHYS 022 (For PHYS 051 & PHYS 152)
CHEM 031 & CHEM 032 & CHEM 141 & CHEM 142 (For CHEM 047 & CHEM 048 & CHEM 051 & CHEM 052 & One upper-level elective course)
Total Credits37-78