DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
 

 
PROGRAM IN BIOCHEMISTRY
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FRESHMAN YEAR
Semester Hours

 

 

 

1st

2nd

 

 

 

 

Semester

Semester

 

CHEM 1010/1010D/1011L-
CHEM 1020/1020D/1021L

4

4

General Chemistry I-II

Communication Studies

3

Essential Core

ENGL 1000/1010-1020

3

3

English Composition

Foreign Language

3

3

Fundamental Core

Freshman Seminar

1

1

First Year Experience

MATH 1030-1070

4

4

Pre-Calculus/Intro. Calculus

Physical Education (activity course)

1

 

Essential Core

 

16

18

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR


CHEM 2210/2210D/2230L-
CHEM 2220/2220D/2240L

4

4

Organic Chemistry I-II

BIOL 1230/1230L-
BIOL 1240/1240L

4

4

General Biology

History

3

 

Essential Core

PHYS 2010/2010L-2020/2020L

4

4

General Physics

Theology

3

3

Essential Core

 

18

15

 

JUNIOR YEAR


CHEM 3030/3030L

 

4

Physical Chemistry I

CHEM 3210/3210L

4

 

Quantitative Analysis

CHEM 4080

 

0

Introduction to Research

CHEM 3130/3130L

 

4

Introduction to Biochemistry

African American Studies

 

3

Essential Core

BIOL 2010/2010L

4

 

General Microbiology

ENGL 2010

3

 

Intro. to World Literature

Fine Arts

 

3

Essential Core

MATH 2070

4

 

Calculus II

Philosophy

 

3

Essential Core

 

15

17

 

 
SENIOR YEAR


CHEM 4083

 

3

Undergraduate Research

CHEM 4140

3

 

Metabolism

CHEM 4150L (capstone)

 

3

Genomics and Proteomics Lab

CHEM 4160

 

3

Enzymology

CHEM/BIOL Elective*

4

 

Chemistry/Biology

CHEM/BIOL Elective*

3

 

Chemistry/Biology

CHEM 4999

0

 

Senior Comprehensives

Expansive Core

3

3

Expansive Core

Philosophy

 

3

Essential Core

Social Science

3

 

Essential Core

 

16

15

 

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*The choice of CHEM/BIOL electives must come from the following classes: BIOL 3091/L (Cell Biology), BIOL 3110/L (Genetics), CHEM 4240/L (Instrumental Analysis), CHEM 4010 (Inorganic), CHEM 3040/L (Physical Chemistry II). At least one of these electives must be taken with the corresponding lab. Students who choose to take 18 hours of Biology will earn a minor in Biology.

 

SUMMARY: PROGRAM IN BIOCHEMISTRY

Fundamental Core

18

English Composition (6, ENGL 1000/1010, ENGL 1020), Mathematics (3, MATH 1030), Natural Science (3, CHEM 1010), World Language (6)

 

Essential Core

36

First Year Experience (2), African American Studies (3), Communication (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Natural Science (3, CHEM 1020), Philosophy (6), Physical Education (1, activity course), Social Science (3), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010)

 

Expansive Core

6

Major*

49

CHEM 1010/1010D/1011L (4), CHEM 1020/1020D/1021L (4), CHEM 2210/2210D/2230L (4), CHEM 2220/2220D/2240L (4), CHEM 3030/3030L (4), CHEM 3130/3130L (4), CHEM 3210/3210L (4), CHEM 4080 (0), 4083 (3), CHEM 4140 (3), CHEM 4150L (3), CHEM 4160 (3), Chemistry or Biology Electives (7), CHEM 4999 (0); PHYS 2010/2010L (4), PHYS 2020/2020L (4)

 

Double Concentration*

21

BIOL 1230/1230L (4), BIOL 1240/1240L (4), BIOL 2010/2010L (4); MATH 1030 (4), MATH 1070 (4), MATH 2070 (4)

 

Total Hours

130

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*Includes hours already counted in core and/or required courses from other disciplines.

 

 
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