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Biochemistry, B.S.

Biochemistry, B.S.

This is a sample plan of study with a suggested sequencing of classes for the major.  University electives may be applied to earn additional academic majors, minors, or certificates.  Students should regularly meet with their academic advisor to plan their specific semester schedule to include UNIFI/General Education program and/or university elective hours required.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHour
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4
MATH 1420 Calculus I 4
BIOL 2052 General Biology: Cell Structure and Function 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours15
Spring
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4
MATH 1421 Calculus II 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
CHEM 2210 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2320 Chemical Analysis 3
CHEM 2330 Chemical Analysis Laboratory 2
PHYSICS 1701 Physics I for Science and Engineering 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours15
Spring
CHEM 2010 Chemical Safety Seminar 1
CHEM 2220 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 2230 Organic Chemistry Laboratory 2
PHYSICS 1702 Physics II for Science and Engineering 4
BIOL 3140 Genetics 4
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 3
 Hours17
Junior
Fall
CHEM 2110 Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry 4
CHEM 4420/5420 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 4510/5510 Biochemistry I 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 5
 Hours15
Spring
CHEM 4430/5430 Physical Chemistry II 3
CHEM 4520/5520 Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 4530/5530 Biochemistry Laboratory 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 9
 Hours17
Senior
Fall
CHEM 4310/5310 Instrumental Analysis 3
CHEM 3600 Undergraduate Research in Chemistry 1
Biol OR Chem 3000/4000 Level Elective 3
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 8
 Hours15
Spring
CHEM 3600 Undergraduate Research in Chemistry 1
CHEM 4440/5440 Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2
UNIFI/General Education or University Electives 12
 Hours15
 Total Hours126