Sample Chemistry Curriculum (Track-Two B.S. Degree - Biochemistry Option)
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Freshman Year (45 cr)
BI 212, BI 213. Biology (8)
CH 231(231H) & 271, CH 232(232H) & 272, CH 233(233H) & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 220. Careers in Chemistry (1)b
(MTH 112. Elementary Functions (4) ) a
MTH 251, MTH 252. Calculus (8)
Writing I (3)
HHS 231 (2) and Lab (1)
Speech (3)

Sophmore Year (45 cr)
CH 334, CH 335, CH 336. Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, CH 362. Experimental Chemistry I (6)
MTH 254. Vector Calculus I (4)

PH 211, PH 212, PH 213 and PH 221, PH 222, PH 223 or
     PH 201, PH 202, PH 203
. General Physics (15)

BI 314. Cell and Molecular Biology (4) c
Writing II (3)
Perspective course (3)
Electives (1)

Junior Year (45 cr)
CH 324. Quantitative Analysis (4)
     For a stronger background in analytical chemistry, substitute CH 421, CH 422, and CH 461
     and choose CH 411 the senior year; adds 2 credit hours.
CH 440, CH 441, CH 442. Physical Chemistry (9)
BB 450, BB 451. General Biochemistry and BB 492.  Biochemistry (10) or
     BB 490, BB 491, BB 492. Biochemistry (9)
BI 311. Genetics (4)
Perspective or DPD courses (6-9)
Synthesis course (3)
Electives (11-13)

Senior Year (45 cr)
CH 411, CH 412. Inorganic Chemistry (6)
CH 462 (WIC) or CH 463 (WIC) or CH 464. Experimental Chemistry II (3)
BB 493, BB 494. Biochemistry Laboratory (6)
Perspective course (3)
Synthesis course (3)
Electives (17-18)

a MTH 112 is not a required course for the chemistry degree.
b First Year Orientation for chemistry majors strongly recommended (1 cr. P/N)
c Enforced pre-requisites for BI 314 (beginning S07) are BI 211, 212, & 213  which can be taken in any order and CH 334.
D Starting F15 it is strongly recommended to take the BB lectures before taking the BB labs.

Baccalaureate Core Requirements
Additional Information about the biochemistry option
last updated 04/28/2015