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Requirements for the Major

Chemistry, Biology, and Required Supporting Courses:

BIO 201 Cell Biology and Genetics
CHE 117 Principles of Chemistry
CHE 180 Inorganic Chemistry
CHE 261 Organic Chemistry I
CHE 331 Biophysical Chemistry
CHE 381 Biochemistry Principles
CHE 382 Metabolic Biochemistry
CHE 383 Biochemistry Methods
CHE 451 Advanced Laboratory: Synthesis & Analysis
CHE 452 Advanced Laboratory: Research Methods
CHE 601 Capstone I: Professional Development
CHE 602 Capstone II: Professional Perspectives
MTH 150 Calculus I

Plus, one of the following:

CHE 230 Chemical Analysis
CHE 231 Environmental Analysis

Plus, one of the following:

CHE 600 Senior Project
CHE 660 Honors Project

One of the following sequences:

PHY 141 Foundations of Physics I
PHY 142 Foundations of Physics II
PHY 151 Principles of Physics I
PHY 152 Principles of Physics II

One of the following:

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


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.