Biochemistry Curriculum

Curricular Requirements
  credits

CAS Core Requirements

42-46
  Credits
Program Required Courses 58-59
BIO 105/105L - Biology I (credits included in core requirements)  
BIO 106/106L - Biology II 4

BIO 200/200L/200S - Genetics

OR

BIO 207/207L Organismal Genetics

4-5
BIO 370 - Cell and Molecular Biology 3
CHE 150/150L - University General Chemistry I** 4
CHE 151/151L - University General Chemistry II** 4
CHE 250/250L/250S - University Organic Chemistry I** 5
CHE 251/251L/251S - University Organic Chemistry II** 5
CHE 307/307L - Quantitative Analysis 5

CHE 327 - Applied Physical Chemistry

OR

CHE 371

3
CHE 350/350L - Biochemistry I: Proteins 5
CHE 351 - Biochemistry II: Metabolism and Bioenergetics 3
CHE 401 - Chemistry Seminar 1
MAT 190 - Calculus I (credits included in core requirements)  
MAT 195 - Calculus II 4
PHY 210  - University Physics I** 4
PHY 211  - University Physics II** 4
** Matriculated majors are expected to enroll in the University course sequences for general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics. The following substitutions may be made with department permission: CHE 110 for CHE 150; CHE 111 for CHE 151;  CHE 210 or CHE 210G for CHE 250; CHE 211 or 211G for CHE 251; PHY 110 for PHY 210; and/or PHY 111 for PHY 211.  

Flexible Program Required Courses:  

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

 
CHE 280 - Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry 3

CHE 309/309L -  Introduction to Instrumental Analysis

4
CHE 320 - Mechanistic Organic Chemistry 3

CHE 370/370L - 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 - Spectroscopic Methods of Structural Analysis

3

CHE 450 - Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory 

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

Students in this major can participate in the pre-health graduate school preparation tracks.

https://www.une.edu/cas/programs/pre-health-graduate-school-preparation-tracks-non-degree