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Biochemistry

Requirements for the Major

Chemistry, Biology, and Required Supporting Courses:

CHE 117 Principles of Chemistry
CHE 180 Inorganic Chemistry
CHE 230 Chemical Analysis
CHE 261 Organic Chemistry I
CHE 330 Elements of Physical Chemistry
CHE 351, 352 Advanced Laboratory
CHE 380 Principles of Biochemistry
CHE 382 Metabolic Biochemistry
CHE 385 Biochemistry Laboratory
CHE 600 Senior Project OR CHE 660 All-College Honors Program
CHE 601 Chemistry Capstone I
CHE 602 Chemistry Capstone II
BIO 201 Cell Biology and Genetics
MTH 150 Calculus I
PHY 141 Foundations of Physics I OR PHY 151 Principles of Physics I
PHY 142 Foundations of Physics II OR PHY 152 Principles of Physics II

And four semester hours from the following Biology courses:

BIO 301 Microbiology
BIO 302 Cell and Molecular Biology
BIO 303 Molecular Genetics and Heredity

And four semester hours from the following Chemistry elective courses:

CHE 262 Organic Chemistry II
CHE 335 Physical Chemistry Laboratory
CHE 340 Instrumental Analysis
CHE 375 Green Chemistry
CHE 590-594 Field Experience/Internship
CHE 610, 611 Advanced Topics
CHE 620-624 Independent Study
MTH 152 Calculus II

 

What can you do with a Biochemistry degree?

Imagine yourself a medical or dental professional, a biotechnologist, a pharmacist, a professor, or a research scientist.