Biochemistry Major (B.S.)

Core Requirements 1
COR 100First Year Seminars: Transitions3
WRT 101Critical Writing3
PHL 110Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 110World Civilization I3
HST 111World Civilization II3
ENG 210Major Authors3
PHL 210Moral Philosophy3
Theology3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Mathematics3
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies3
Religion3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Major Requirements
BIO 191General Biology I (and lab)4
BIO 192General Biology II (and lab)4
BIO 218Cell and Molecular Biology (and lab)4
BIO 418Advanced Molecular Biology (and lab)4
CHM 151
151L
Chemical Principles I
and Chemical Principles I Laboratory
4
CHM 152
152L
Chemical Principles II
and Chemical Principles II Lab
4
CHM 223
223L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry 1 Lab
4
CHM 224
224L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
4
CHM 280Information in Chemistry and Physical Sciences1
or BIO 380 Information in the Biological Sciences
CHM 327
CHM 331
Physical Chemistry I
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHM 460Biochemistry I3
CHM 461Biochemistry II3
CHM 462Biochemistry Laboratory1
Select one of the following:4
Instrumental Methods of Analysis
Instrumental Methods of Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Lab
Select four additional courses from among the following, at least three of which must be lab courses:15-16
Genetics (and lab)
Developmental Biology (and lab)
Microbiology (and lab)
Introduction to Neurobiology (and lab)
Independent Study in Bio & Natural Syst
Virology
Toxicology
Immunology
Pathogenic Microbiology (and lab)
Bioinformatics (and lab)
Mammalian Physiology
Stem Cell Biology
Seminar: Biology of Cancer
Seminar: Endocrine Disruptors
Research in Bio & Environmental Systems
Analytical Chemistry (and lab)
Physical Chemistry II
and Physical Chemistry II Laboratory
Environmental Chemistry (lab optional, if offered)
Independent Study
Advanced Organic Chemistry
Research in Chemistry
Major Support Requirements
PHY 105General Physics Scientists/Engineers I (preferred)3
or PHY 101 Non-Calculus General Physics I
PHY 106General Physics Scientists/Engineers II (preferred)3
or PHY 102 Non-Calculus General Physics II
PHY 103General Physics Laboratory1
PHY 104General Physics Laboratory1
MTH 145Calculus I4
MTH 146Calculus II4
MTH 111Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab)4
Electives
Free Electives6
Total Credit Hours135-136
1

Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
BIO 191 General Biology I (and lab) 4
CHM 151
151L
Chemical Principles I
and Chemical Principles I Laboratory
4
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
BIO 192 General Biology II (and lab) 4
CHM 152
152L
Chemical Principles II
and Chemical Principles II Lab
4
MTH 111 Introduction to Statistics I (with Computer Lab) 4
PHL 110 Introduction to Philosophy 3
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
 Credit Hours18
Sophomore Year
First Semester
BIO 218 Cell and Molecular Biology (and lab) 4
CHM 223
223L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry 1 Lab
4
PHY 105
General Physics Scientists/Engineers I
or Non-Calculus General Physics I
3
PHY 103 General Physics Laboratory 1
MTH 145 Calculus I 4
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
 Credit Hours19
Second Semester
CHM 224
224L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Lab
4
CHM 280 Information in Chemistry and Physical Sciences 1
PHY 106
General Physics Scientists/Engineers II
or Non-Calculus General Physics II
3
PHY 104 General Physics Laboratory 1
MTH 146 Calculus II 4
PHL 210 Moral Philosophy 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
 Credit Hours19
Junior Year
First Semester
CHM 327
CHM 331
Physical Chemistry I
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHM 460 Biochemistry I 3
CHM 462 Biochemistry Laboratory 1
BIO/CHM Elective 3-4
ENG 210 Major Authors 3
Social Science 3
 Credit Hours17-18
Second Semester
BIO 418
Advanced Molecular Biology
or Instrumental Methods of Analysis
4
CHM 461 Biochemistry II 3
BIO/CHM Elective 3-4
Religion 3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts 1
DIV Diversity 3
 Credit Hours17-18
Senior Year
First Semester
BIO/CHM Elective 3-4
ENG 310 Literature and Culture 3
Theology 3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
CHM 312
Instrumental Methods of Analysis
or Advanced Molecular Biology
4
BIO/CHM Elective 3-4
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours137-139