Major: Chemistry
Concentration: Biochemistry
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Prerequisites (34 credits)
  • CHM 2045 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: CHMX040 & X041, or CHMX045C
  • CHM 2046 General Chemistry II
  • CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: CHMX046C
  • CHM 2210 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 2210L Organic Chemistry I lab
  • CHM 2211 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHM 2211L Organic Chemistry II lab
MAC2311 (GM) Calculus I (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: MACX281
MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)
Acceptable substitutes: MACX282
  • PHY 2048 Calc-Based Physics I
  • PHY 2048L Calc-Based Physics I lab
  • PHY 2049 Calc-Based Physics II
  • PHY 2049L Calc-Based Physics II lab
Contextual Courses (12 credits)
BSC1010C General Biology I (4 Credits)
BSC1011C General Biology II (4 Credits)
BSC2012C General Biology III (4 Credits)
Major Requirements (41 credits)
MCB3020C Microbial Biology (4 Credits)
Prereqs: BSC1010C, BSC1011C, BSC2012C, CHM2045 & L, and CHM2046 & L
PCB3023C Molecular and Cell Biology (4 Credits)
Prereqs: BSC1010C, BSC1011C, BSC2012C and CHM2210 & L
PCB3063C Genetics (4 Credits)
Prereqs: BSC1010C, BSC1011C, BSC2012C and CHM2210 & L
CHM3120C Quantitative Analytical Chemis (4 Credits)
Prereqs: CHM2045 & L and CHM2046 & L
BCH4033 Biochemistry (3 Credits)
Prereqs: CHM2211 & L, CHM 3120C
BCH4033L Biochemistry Lab (1 Credit)
Coreq: BCH4033
BCH4034 Biochemistry II (3 Credits)
Prereq: BCH 4033
BCH4034L Biochemistry II Laboratory (1 Credit)
prereq: BCH 4033L; Coreq: BCH 4034
CHM4410C Physical Chemistry I (4 Credits)
Prereqs:CHM 2046C, PHY 2049 & L, MAC 2312
CHM4411C Physical Chemistry II (4 Credits)
Prereq: CHM 4410C
CHM3610 Inorganic Chemistry (3 Credits)
Prereqs: CHM 2211 and CHM 3120C
CHM3610L Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1 Credit)
Prereq: CHM 3610
CHM4130C Modern Analytical Chemistry (4 Credits)
Prereq: CHM 4411C
CHM4931 Senior Seminar In Chemistry (1 Credit)
Prereq: CHM 4410C Offered Spring only
Major Electives (7 credits)
No more than 4 hours of CHM 4910: Chemical Research (2-4 credits) may be used towards the major electives.
  • CHM 3260 Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • CHM 4473 Intro Quantum Chemistry
  • CHM 4620 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHM 4627 Solid State Chemistry
  • CHM 4910 Chemical Research (2-4 credits)
  • CHM 4930 ST: Chemistry
  • CHM 4930 Colloids and Surfaces
  • CHM 4930 Chemical Informatics
  • CHS 4615 Environmental Chemistry
  • CHS 4615 Environmental Chemistry Lab
  • MCB 4021C Molecular Biology Techniques
  • PCB 4233 Immunology
  • CHM 4930 Drug Discovery
Free Electives (2 credits)
MAC 2313, MAS 3105 and PHI 4400 recommended as free electives.
SELECT 2 HRS (3000/4000)
This degree requires a minimum of 120 total hours with 48 upper (3000/4000) level hours. Free electives may be courses in any discipline (provided the required prerequisites are met) and they are the hours needed to satisfy the total hour requirement. These hours may vary (consult your advisor about free elective hours needed to graduate).