B.S. in Biochemistry

All students enrolled in the Biochemistry Degree Program must complete the Core Curriculum for Track D as listed in their respective catalog.

Pre-major requirements:

Course Number

Course Name

credits

BI 100

First Year Science Seminar: Science

1 semester hours

MA 110

Pre-Calculus

3 semester hours

MA 210

Calculus I

4 semester hours

MA 211

Calculus II

4 semester hours

BI 215

Cellular and Organismal Biology I

3 semester hours

BI 215L

Cellular and Organismal Biology I Laboratory

1 semester hours

BC/CH203

General Chemistry I

3 semester hours

BC/CH 203L

General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 semester hours

BI 307

Molecular Biology I Genes and Genetics

3 semester hours

BI 307L

Molecular Biology I Laboratory Genes and Genetics

1 semester hours

Major requirements:

Course Number

Course Name

credits

BI 104

Digital Science

1 semester hours

BI 216

Cellular and Organismal Biology II

3 semester hours

BI 216L

Cellular and Organismal Biology II Laboratory

1 semester hours

BI 308

Molecular Biology II Genomics and Epigenomics

3 semester hours

BI 308L

Molecular Biology II Laboratory Genomics and Epigenetics

1 semester hours

BC/CH 204

General Chemistry II

3 semester hours

BC/CH 204L

General Chemistry II Laboratory

1 semester hours

BC/CH 323

Organic Chemistry I

3 semester hours

BC/CH 323L

Organic Chemistry I Laboratory

1 semester hours

BC/CH 324

Organic Chemistry II

3 semester hours

BC/CH 324L

Organic Chemistry II Laboratory

1 semester hours

BC/CH 334

Analytical Chemistry

3 semester hours

BC/CH 334L

Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

1 semester hours

PHY 251

University Physics I

4 semester hours

PHY 251L

University Physics I Laboratory

1 semester hours

PHY 252

University Physics II

4 semester hours

PHY 252L

University Physics II Laboratory

1 semester hours

BI 300

Science Writing

1 semester hours

BI 302

Science Writing – Bioethics and Professional Conduct

1 semester hours

BC/CH 360

Biochemistry I

3 semester hours

BC/CH 360L

Biochemistry I Laboratory

1 semester hours

BC/CH 362

Biochemistry II

3 semester hours

BC/CH 362L

Biochemistry II Laboratory

1 semester hours

BI 320

Developmental Biology

3 semester hours

BI 320L

Developmental Biology Laboratory

1 semester hours

BI 410

Advanced Human Physiology I Metabolism and Nutrition

3 semester hours

BI 410L

Advanced Human Physiology I Laboratory Metabolism and Nutrition

1 semester hours

BI 420

Systems Biology

3 semester hours

BI/BC 495

Research I

3 semester hours

BC/CH 420

Fundamentals of Physical Chemistry

3 semester hours

BC/CH 430L

Instrumental Analysis

2 semester hours

BC/CH 490

Research

3 semester hours

and two upper division electives chosen from:

course number

course name

credits

CH 440

440L Natural Product Chemistry

3 semester hours

with or without

CH 440L

440L Natural Product Chemistry Laboratory

1 semester hours

CH 403

Inorganic Chemistry

3 semester hours

BI 430

Microbiology 

3 semester hours

BI 411

Advanced Human Physiology II – Neurophysiology 

3 semester hours

and

BI 411L

Advanced Human Physiology II Laboratory – Neurophysiology 

1 semester hours

BI 321

Advanced Human and Comparative Anatomy 

3 semester hours

and

BI 321L

Advanced Human and Comparative Anatomy laboratory 

1 semester hours

CH 447

Pharmacology

3 semester hours

BI 435

Cancer Biology 

3 semester hours

Recommendations for upper division outside the major (UDOM) requirement: The following courses are recommended for Biochemistry majors to consider as fulfilling this requirement: 400 level ENV courses. Students should discuss with their Program Advisor the choice of their UDOM and Interdisciplinary courses.