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Biochemistry B.S.

All students must meet the University Requirements.

All students must meet the College Requirements.

Major Requirements

The biochemistry core requires satisfactory completion of:
BCOR 011Exploring Biology4
BCOR 012Exploring Biology4
MATH 021Calculus I4
MATH 022Calculus II4
PHYS 051Fundamentals of Physics I4
PHYS 152Fundamentals of Physics II4
CHEM 035General Chemistry for Majors 14
CHEM 036General Chemistry for Majors 24
CHEM 143Organic Chemistry for Majors 14
CHEM 144Organic Chemistry for Majors 24
CHEM 165Intro Physical Chemistry3
BIOC 205Biochemistry I3
BIOC 206Biochemistry II3
BIOC 207Biochemistry Lab2
Choose one of the following:1
Biochemistry Senior Seminar
Honors: Biochemistry
and Honors: Biochemistry
BCOR 101Genetics3
BCOR 103Molecular and Cell Biology4
Nine credits of advanced biochemistry-related electives9
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.)
Principles of Biology
and Principles of Biology (for BCOR 011 and BCOR 012)
Elementary Physics
and Elementary Physics (with PHYS 021 and PHYS 022 for PHYS 051 and PHYS 152)
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 2 (for CHEM 035 and CHEM 036)
Organic Chemistry 1
and Organic Chemistry 2 (for CHEM 143 and CHEM 144)

Students completing the B.S. in Biochemistry may not also receive the B.A. with a chemistry major in either the Biomolecular or Environmental concentrations.