Checklist for B.S. Degree in Chemistry with Advanced Biochemistry Option (Track One)

Core Science Courses (79-81 cr):

Chemistry

  CH 231 & 271 (231H & 271) (5)   CH 362 (3)
  CH 232 & 272 (232H & 272) (5)   CH 421 (3)
  CH 233 & 273 (233H & 273) (5)   CH 422 (3)
  CH 334 (3)   CH 440 (3)
  CH 335 (3)   CH 441 (3) 
  CH 336 (3)   CH 442 (3)
  CH 361 (3)    
 
Mathematics: Physics:
  MTH 251 (4)   PH 211/221 (5)
  MTH 252 (4)   PH 212/222 (5)
  MTH 253 (4) or MTH 306 (4)   PH 213/223 (5)
  MTH 254 (4)    
 

Adv. Biochemistry Option Courses (32-33 cr):

Inorganic chemistry: Biochemistry:
  CH 411 (3) or CH 412 (3)   BB 490 (3)
Experimental Chem II:
Select 2 of the following 4 courses
  BB 491 (3)
  CH 461 (3)   BB 492 (3)
  CH 462 (3) a Biochemistry Lab:
  CH 463 (3) a   BB 493 (3)
  CH 464 (3) a   BB 494 (3)

Career Supportive
Electives (6 cr):
c

  BB 495 (3) d
     
     
Univ. Baccalaureate Core b
(37-38 cr):
Skills (12 cr)
  WR 121 (3)  
  Writing II (3)                     
  Speech (3)  
  HHS 231 (2)
plus 1-cr lab (PAC or HHS)
 
       
Perspectives (12 cr)
  Western Culture (WC)   
  Cultural Diversity (CD)  
  Social Processes & Institutions (SI)  
  Literature & Arts (LA)  
   
  Difference, Power &
Discrimination (DPD)
  (3 cr)
  
     
Synthesis (6 cr)
  Contemporary Global Issues (CI)   
  Science, Technology, & Society (ST)   
   
Biological Science (4 or 5 cr)
  BI 212 recommended  
  
     
Other Requirements:
  180 cr   last 45 cr or 45 of last
75 cr completed at OSU
  60 UD credits   foreign language e
     
Footnotes:
a Meets WIC requirement.  CH 461 & CH 463 recommended. d BB 495 terminates F 2009; proposed replacement BB 496 (1) and BB 497 (1).
b Courses from approved list.  For perspectives, no more than two courses from one department. Transfers from Oregon Community Colleges with an AA degree have fulfilled the skills and perspectives requirements. For synthesis, courses must be from different departments. e Two years of one of foreign language in high school. Requirement can also be met by taking two terms of a college-level language (C- or higher) or an approved proficiency test (students entering in F97 or later).
c Approved by the student's academic adviser by the end of the winter quarter of the junior year  

Sample curriculum by year
Baccalaureate Core Requirements
Additional Information about the advanced biochemistry option

updated 07/24/12 (cp, jdi)