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
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Major Requirements
BIO 191General Biology I4
BIO 192General Biology II4
BIO 218Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIO 418Advanced Molecular Biology4
CHM 151Chemical Principles I3
CHM 151LChemical Principles I Laboratory1
CHM 152Chemical Principles II3
CHM 152LChemical Principles II Lab1
CHM 223Organic Chemistry I3
CHM 223LOrganic Chemistry 1 Lab1
CHM 224Organic Chemistry II3
CHM 224LOrganic Chemistry II Lab1
CHM 280Information in Chemistry and Physical Sciences1
or BIO 380 Information in the Biological Sciences
Select one of the following:4
Instrumental Methods of Analysis
Instrumental Methods of Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Lab
CHM 327Physical Chemistry I3
CHM 331Physical Chemistry Laboratory1
CHM 460Biochemistry I3
CHM 461Biochemistry II3
CHM 462Biochemistry Laboratory1
Select four additional courses from among the following, at least three of which must be lab courses:15-16
Developmental Biology
Introduction to Neurobiology
Independent Study in Bio & Natural Syst
Pathogenic Microbiology
BIO 415L
BIO 427L
Mammalian Physiology
Stem Cell Biology
Seminar: Biology of Cancer
Seminar: Endocrine Disruptors
Research in Bio & Environmental Systems
Analytical Chemistry
Physical Chemistry II
Physical Chemistry II Laboratory
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Chemistry Laboratory
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
Free Electives6
Total Credit Hours135-136

Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

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