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Program Details - Major in Biochemistry

Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Arts and Sciences


Program Details


Biochemistry Major



Total credit hours required for degree: 128

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS


(See also General Education Core)

Course Credit Hours Year Taken
Core 34-55  
Major Course Requirements - Chemistry Core 
Chemistry 211, 212 General Chemistry I, II 8 1
Chemistry 213 Research Methods 3 1
Chemistry 331, 332 Organic Chemistry I, II 8 2
Chemistry 323 Quantitative Analysis 5 3,4
Chemistry 345 Physical Chemistry I:
Thermodynamics & Kinetics
3 3,4
Chemistry 400 Topics in Chemistry 2 3,4
  29  
Major-Related Course Requirements
Mathematics 201, 202 Calculus I and II 6 1,2
Physics 151, 152 General Physics I, II
or
Physics 261, 262 Physics I, II 8 2,3
  14  
Biochemistry Major
Biology 211 General Biology I 4 1
Biology 321 Genetics 4 2,3
Biology 327 Cell Biology 4 2,3
Chemistry 363 Biochemistry 3 3,4
Chemistry 363L Biochemistry Laboratory 1 3,4
Chemistry 463 Biochemistry II 3 3,4
Biology 453 Molecular Biology 4 3,4
Chemistry and
Biology Electives
300 or higher level - must have two from chemistry and one from biology 9-11 3,4
  32-34  
Electives
The student must complete sufficient elective courses to earn at least the minimum credit hours required for this degree, and at least 64 credit hours of the 128 required must be in the liberal arts and sciences.

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