Bachelor of Science | Biochemistry
The Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry is designed for students interested in advanced degrees in the sciences and certain health fields, as well as particular employment in industry or government. Though housed in the Chemistry Department, it utilizes courses from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and more. This degree offers a variety of courses designed to give students comprehensive knowledge of the laboratory based science that brings together biology and chemistry. By using chemical knowledge and techniques, biochemists can understand and solve biological problems.
- BI 101/ BI 101H - Introduction to Biology I
- BI 102/BI 102H - Introduction to Biology II
- BI 282W/BI 282WH - Genetics
- BI 308/BI 308H - Molecular Cell Biology
- CH 110-111 - General Chemistry I and II
- CH 303-304 - Organic Chemistry I and II
- CH 315 - Principles of Biochemistry
- CH 415 - Advanced Biochemistry
- CH 452W - Chemistry Seminar
- MA 205 - Calculus I
- MA 206 - Calculus II
- Must take either CH 401/CH401LW or CH402/CH402LW Physical Chemistry I and II
- Must take either CH 403 Quantitative Analysis (w/Lab) or CH404 Instrumental Analysis
- Must take either PH 201 and PH 202 General College Physics I and II OR PH 301 and PH 302 Physics I and II with Calculus
- This major requires 5 hours of writing intensive courses.
**After all General Education and Major course requirements have been met; students will need additional elective courses to meet the 123 hour minimum for graduation.