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2015-2016 Catalog

Biochemistry, A.B. Major

Requirements

The program consists of a minimum of 14 major courses and 4 collateral courses:

MATH 125Modeling and Differential Calculus

And

MATH 186Applied Statistics

Or

MATH 161Calculus I

And

MATH 162Calculus II

Or

MATH 161Calculus I

And

MATH 186Applied Statistics

 

PHYS 111General Physics-Mechanics and Thermodynamics

And

PHYS 112General Physics-Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics

Or

PHYS 131Physics I: Mechanics

And

PHYS 133Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Waves

Or

PHYS 151Accelerated Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics

And

PHYS 152Accelerated Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics

 

CHEM 121General Chemistry I

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

CHEM 221Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 222Organic Chemistry II

CHEM 231Analytical Chemistry I

 

CHEM 311Elementary Physical Chemistry

And

One additional Chemistry course*

Or

CHEM 323Physical Chemistry I without Lab

And

CHEM 324Physical Chemistry II without Lab

Or

CHEM 325Physical Chemistry I with Lab

And

CHEM 326Physical Chemistry II with Lab

 

CHEM 351Biochemistry Survey

CHEM 352Experimental Biochemistry

CHEM 452Topics in Advanced Biochemistry

BIOL 101General Biology

BIOL 102General Biology

BIOL 255Molecular Genetics

One additional Biology course

*One additional Chemistry course: 200-level or above, excluding independent study or thesis. Not required if CHEM 323 or CHEM 325 and CHEM 324 or CHEM 326 are taken.

One additional 200-level Biology course: 200-level or above.

This major in addition to other College-wide requirements for the A.B. degree.

Biochemistry majors may not seek a second major (A.B. or B.S.) or minor in either biology or chemistry.