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Chemistry Major with Biochemistry Option
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Chemistry Major with Biochemistry Option

Schedule electives to satisfy university studies requirements. A total of 122 semester hours is required for the baccalaureate degree. A biology minor is strongly recommended. BIO 115, 216 and 221 or 222 are required for the minor. “BIOxxx” can be almost any biology course at the 300 level or above. Recommended biology courses supporting the biochemistry major include BIO 300, 320, 321, 322,323, 333 and 421.

First Year
Fall Hrs.     Spring Hrs.
CHE 100 Transitions 1   CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
   
BIO 216 Biological Inquiry and Analysis 4
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4   CIV 201/202 World Civilizations I or II 3
BIO 115 The Cellular Basis of Life 3   COM 161 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
Second Year
Fall Hrs.      Spring Hrs.

BIO 221 General Zoology

4      CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry 5
CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I 5   CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II 3
PHY 130/131 General Physics I 4   PHY 132/133 Physics II 4
      CSC 232 Visual Basic I 4
Third Year
Fall Hrs.   Spring Hrs.
MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5   CHE 403 Basic Physical Chemistry 5
HUM 211 The Western Humanities Tradition: Continuity 3   BIO 300 Introduction to Microbiology 4
CHE 352 Basic Chemical Instrumentation 4   CHE 325 Organic Chemistry II Lab 3
Fourth Year
Fall Hrs.      Spring Hrs.
CHE 530 Fundamentals of Biochemistry I 3      CHE 540 Fundamentals of Biochemistry II 3
BIO 333 Genetics 4   CHE 537 Experimental Biochemistry 3
PSY 180 General Psychology 3      

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