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Chemistry Major with Biochemistry Option
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Chemistry Major with Biochemistry Option

Suggested Curriculum Sequence


First Yeara,b
First Semester
Hrs.     Second Semester
Hrs.
CHE 100 Transitions 1   CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
   
COM 161 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4   BIO 216 Biological Inquiry and Analysis 4
BIO 115 The Cellular Basis of Life 3   MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 5
         
Second Year
First Semester
Hrs.      Second Semester
Hrs.
CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I 5      CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry 5
PHY 130/131 General Physics I 4   CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II 3
BIO 221 General Zoology 4   PHY 132/133 Physics II 4
CIV 201 World Civilizations I   CSC 235 Programming in C++c 3
         
Third Year
First Semester Hrs.   Second Semester Hrs.
CHE 530 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 3   CHE 537 Experimental Biochemistry 3
HUM 211 The Western Humanities Tradition: Continuity 3   CHE 540 fundamentals of Biochemistry II 3
CHE 352 Basic Chemical Instrumentation 4   BIO _ _ _
BIO _ _ _ b  
         
Fourth Year
First Semester Hrs.      Second Semester Hrs.
BIO _ _ _      CHE 403 Basic Physical Chemistry 5
Electives   BIO _ _ _
     

aSchedule electives to satisfy university studies requirements. A total of 120 semester hours is required for the baccalaureate degree.
bA biology minor is strongly recommended. BIO 115, 216 and 221 or 222 are required for the minor. Recommended biology courses supporting the biology minor include BIO 300, 320, 321, 322, 323, 333 and 421.
cEGR 140 or CSC 232 may be substituted.

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