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

Department of Chemistry
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 credits)
CH 231/231H & 271, 232/232H & 272, 233/233H & 273 General Chemistry (15)
CH 334, 335, 336 Organic Chemistry (9)
CH 361, 362 Experimental Chemistry I (6)
CH 421, 422 Analytical Chemistry (6)
CH 440, 441, 442 Physical Chemistry (9)
MTH 251, 252, 253, 254 Calculus (12)
MTH 253 or 306 Advanced Mathematics (4)
PH 211 and 221, 212 and 222, 213 and 223 General Physics (15)
Advanced Biochemistry Option (32 Credits)
CH 411 (3 Credits) Inorganic Chemistry (3)
BB 490 (3 Credits), BB 491 (3 Credits), BB 492 (3 Credits) Biochemistry (9)
BB 493 (3 Credits), BB 494 (3 Credits) Biochemistry Laboratory (6)
BB 345 (2 Credits) Introduction to Biological Sequence Analysis (2)
Select two of the following courses (one must be a WIC course):
CH 461 (3 Credits), CH 462 (3 Credits/WIC), CH 463 (3 Credits/WIC), CH 464 (3 Credits / WIC) Experimental Chemistry II (6)
Career-Supportive Electives (6 Credits)
Lab (3 Credits)
Lab or Non-Lab (3 Credits)

Sample Curriculum by year

Baccalaureate Core Requirements

Additional Information about the advanced chemistry option