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Biochemistry Requirements

Bachelor of Science Degree

Total credit hours required: 72

Course (Credit Hours)

  • Biol 116, 117, 119 General Biology I and II with lab (8 credit hours)
  • Biol 222 Genetics (3 credit hours)
  • Biol 300 Cell Biology (3 credit hours)
  • Biol 322 Molecular Biology (3 credit hours)
  • Biol 390 Molecular Techniques (2 credit hours)
  • Seven credits from among: Biol 203, 215, 216, 223, 230, 241, 242, 250 (cannot be used as an elective if it is selected as a related requirement option), 301 (if not used to fill the lab requirement), 304, 306, 327, 330, 334, 340, 342, 354, 361, 364, 375, 378, 391, 392, 393, 394, 399 Chem 301 (if not used to fill the lab requirement), 313, 315, 318, 322, 329, 330, 331, 334, 340, 341, 342, 361, 393, 399 (7 credit hours)
  • Chem 385 or Biol 385 Senior Seminar in Biochemistry (1 credit hour)
  • Chem 116, 118, 119 General Chemistry I and II with lab (8 credit hours) OR Chem 203, 204, 119 Principles of Chemistry I and II with lab (8 credit hours)
  • Chem 211, 213, 216 Organic Chemistry I and II with lab (8 credit hours) OR Chem 223, 224, 216 Principles of Organic Chemistry I and II with lab (8 credit hours)
  • Chem 302, 304 Biochemistry I and II (6 credit hours)
  • Chem 324 Physical Chemistry (Chem. 320/322 may be elected as a substitute) (3 credit hours)
  • Biol 301 or Chem 301 Cell Biology Lab (1 credit hour) or Biochemistry Lab (2 credit hours)

Related Requirements (19 hours)

  • Math 221, 222 Calculus I and II (8 credit hours)
  • Phys 123, 124, 114, 116 Analytical Physics I and II with General Physics lab (8 credit hours)
  • Biol 250, Math 262, or Psyc 250 (Statistics, 3 credit hours)