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2021-2022 Catalog

Biochemistry, B.S. Major

Requirements

The program consists of a minimum of 18 major courses and 5 collateral courses:

MATH 161Calculus I

MATH 162Calculus II

MATH 186Applied Statistics

Or

MATH 263Calculus III

 

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 323Physical Chemistry I without Lab

Or

CHEM 325Physical Chemistry I with Lab

 

CHEM 324Physical Chemistry II without Lab

Or

CHEM 326Physical Chemistry II with Lab

 

CHEM 332Analytical Chemistry II

CHEM 361Biochemistry I

CHEM 362Biochemistry II

CHEM 363Experimental Biochemistry

 

CHEM 392Independent Research

Or

CHEM 394Independent Research

Or

CHEM 495-496Thesis

 

One additional Chemistry course*

BIOL 111Unity & Diversity of Biology

BIOL 112Biomolecular Foundations of Biology

BIOL 255Molecular Genetics

One additional Biology course

One additional 300/400-level Chemistry or Biology course

CHEM 325, CHEM 326: Must complete one of either CHEM 325 or CHEM 326.

One additional Chemistry course: 200-level or above excluding independent study or thesis.

One additional Biology course: 200-level or above.

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

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

This page reflects the requirements for completing this major. General graduation requirements for all students can be found here