Department of Chemistry
                                                         at Oregon State University

B.S. Degree in Chemistry with an Advanced Biochemistry Option (Track One)
Gilbert Hall 153
(541) 737-2081

This track-one option leads to a degree approved by American Chemical Society.  Designed for students continuing their chemistry education in graduate school or seeking careers directly in the chemistry workforce. Provides a rigorous  chemistry foundation with most extensive laboratory experience. The mix of advanced courses in the option is modified to emphasize biochemistry principles and laboratory techniques.

CHEMISTRY CORE (79-81 cr)  
CH 231/CH 231H & 271, CH 232/CH 232H & 272, CH 233/CH 233H & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 334, CH 335, CH 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, CH 362 Experimental Chemistry I (6)
CH 421, CH 422 Analytical Chemistry (6)
CH 440, CH 441, CH 442 Physical Chemistry (9)
MTH 251, MTH 252, MTH 254 Calculus (12)
MTH 253 or MTH 306 Advanced Mathematics (4)
PH 211 and PH 221, PH 212 and PH 222, PH 213 and PH 223 General Physics (15)

ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY OPTION (32 cr)

CH 411 Inorganic Chemistry (3)  
BB 490 Biochemistry (3)  
BB 491 Biochemistry (3)  
BB 492    Biochemistry (3)  
BB 493 Biochemistry Laboratory (3)  
BB 494 Biochemistry Laboratory (3)  
BB 496 Biochemistry Laboratory (1)  
BB 497 Biochemistry Laboratory (1)  
Select two Experimental Chemistry II (6) courses (one must be a WIC course):
                      CH 461 (3) and CH 462 (WIC) (3) or CH 463 (WIC) (3) or CH 464 (WIC) (3)  
Career-Supportive Electives (6)

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

last updated 06/24/2013 (cp)