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Chemistry: Biochemistry (Bachelor of Science)

Program Description for Chemistry

Major: Chemistry Concentration: Biochemistry Degree: Bachelor of Science

Prerequisites (32 credits)

CHEMISTRY 1 REQUIREMENT

  • CHM 2045 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 2045L General Chemistry I Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: CHMX040 & X041, or CHMX045C Students must complete Introduction to Chemistry, CHM1025/L with a "C" or higher to take Chemistry I)

CHEMISTRY 2 REQUIREMENT

  • CHM 2046 General Chemistry II
  • CHM 2046L General Chemistry II Lab
    Acceptable substitutes: CHMX046C

ORGANIC REQUIREMENT

  • 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 (Students must complete MAC1105 and Trig or Pre Calc with a "C" or higher to take Calc I)

MAC2312 (GM) Calculus II (4 Credits)

Acceptable substitutes: MACX282

PHYSICS REQUIREMENT

(Students must complete Introduction to Physics, PHY 1028 with a "C" or higher to take Physics I)

  • PHY 2048C Calc-Based Physics I (4 credits)
  • PHY 2049 Calc-Based Physics II (3 credits)
  • PHY 2049L Calc-Based Physics II lab (1 credit)

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

CHM3120 Quantitative Analytical Chem (3 Credits)

(3 credits) and CHM3120L Quantitative Analytical Lab (1 credit)

  • Prereq:CHM2045, CHM 2045L, CHM 2046, CHM 2046L

BCH4033 Biochemistry I (3 Credits)

  • Prereqs: BSC1010C, CHM2211, CHM2211L

BCH4033L Biochemistry I Lab (1 Credit)

  • Prereq: CHM 3120L Coreq: BCH4033

BCH4034 Biochemistry II (3 Credits)

Prereq: BCH 4033

BCH4034L Biochemistry II Laboratory (1 Credit)

prereq: BCH 4033L; Coreq: BCH 4034

CHM4410 Physical Chemistry I (3 Credits)

(3 credits) and CHM441L Physical Chemistry I Lab (1 credit)

  • Prereqs: CHM 2046, CHM 2046L, PHY 2049, PHY 2049L, MAC 2312

CHM4411 Physical Chemistry II (3 Credits)

(3 credits) and CHM4411L Physical Chemistry II Lab (1 credit)

  • Prereq: CHM 4410, CHM 4410L

CHM3610 Inorganic Chemistry (3 Credits)

Prereqs: CHM 2211, CHM 3120, CHM 3120L

CHM3610L Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (1 Credit)

Prereq: CHM 3610

CHM4130 Modern Analytical Chemistry (3 Credits)

  • Prereq: CHM 2211, CHM3120

CHM4130L Modern Analytical Chem Lab (1 Credit)

Prereq: CHM4410L

CHM4931 Senior Seminar In Chemistry (1 Credit)

Prereq: CHM 4410 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.

SELECT FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CHM 3260 Advanced Organic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHM 4473 Intro Quantum Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHM 4620 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHM 4627 Solid State Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHM 4910 Chemical Research (2-4 credits)
  • CHM 4930 ST: Chemistry (1-4 credits)
  • CHM 4930 Colloids and Surfaces (3 credits)
  • CHM 4930 Chemical Informatics (3 credits)
  • CHS 4615 Environmental Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHS 4615 Environmental Chemistry Lab (1 credits)
  • MCB 4021C Molecular Biology Techniques (4 credits)
  • PCB 4233 Immunology (3 credits)
  • CHM 4930 Drug Discovery (3 credits)