Biochemistry Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
  credits

CAS Core Requirements

42-46
  Credits
Program Required Courses  
BIO 105 - Biology I (included in core requirements) 4
BIO 106 - Biology II 4
BIO 200 - Genetics or BIO 207 Organismal Genetics 5-4
BIO 370 - Cell and Molecular Biology 3
CHE 110 - General Chemistry I 4
CHE 111 - General Chemistry II 4
CHE 210 or 210G - Organic Chemistry I 5
CHE 211 or 211G - Organic Chemistry II 5
CHE 307 - Quantitative Analysis 5
CHE 327 - Applied Physical Chemistry* 3
CHE 350 - Biochemistry I: Proteins 5
CHE 351 - Biochemistry II: Metabolism and Bioenergetics 3
CHE 401 - Chemistry Seminar 1
MAT 190 - Calculus I (included in core requirements) 4
MAT 195 - Calculus II 4
PHY 210  - University Physics I** 4
PHY 211  - University Physics II** 4
* May substitute CHE  371 for CHE 327  
** PHY 110 may be substituted for PHY 210 at advisor discretion  
**  PHY 111 may be substituted for PHY 211 at advisor discretion  
Minimum Program Required Credits  58-59
  Credits
Flexible Program Required Courses

Select a minimum of three courses below for a total of 9 credits, no more than 3 credits of which may be CHE 410 and CHE 411.  At least one course from CHE 309, CHE 375, or CHE 450 must be taken.  Consult with your academic advisor for approval of advanced CHE courses not listed below.

 
CHE 280 - Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry 3

CHE 309 - Introduction to Instrumental Analysis

4

CHE 320 - Mechanistic Organic Chemistry 3
CHE 370 - Physical Chemistry I 4
CHE 375 - Advanced Laboratory 2
CHE 380 - Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHE 405 - Medicinal Chemistry 3
CHE 410 - Research I 1-4
CHE 411 - Research II 1-4

CHE 420 - Spectro Method Struct Analysis

3
CHE 450 - Advanced Biochemistry Lab 3
Minimum Flexible Required Credits 9
Minimum Program Credits  67-68
   
Open elective credits (as needed to reach 120 credits) variable
Minimum Required Total Credits  120