Recommended Course Schedule: Biochemistry Major

Degree Plan*

*Listed below is a SUGGESTED Degree Plan.  For OFFICIAL program information, please refer to the catalog content above and consult your academic advisor.

Note:  Chemistry and Biochemistry majors have the same suggested degree plan for the first two years.

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Year 1
Fall Hours
CHE 141 (or equivalent) General Chemistry I 4
MAT 115 (or equivalent) Calculus I 4
BIO 141 Unity of Living Organisms 4
Freshman Seminar (Humanities or Social Sciences) 3
Hours 15
Spring
CHE 142 (or equivalent) General Chemistry II 4
MAT 116 (or equivalent) Calculus II 4
BIO 241 Biology of Organisms in the Environment 4
ENG 101 Rhetoric and College Writing 3
Comparative Societies (Humanities or Social Sciences) 3
Hours 18
Year 2
Fall
CHE 267 (or equivalent) Organic Chemistry I 3
CHE 268 (or equivalent) Organic Chemistry I Laboratory 1
ASP 201 (or equivalent) University Physics I 4
ENG 102 College Writing and Civic Engagement 3
MAT 121 Applied Statistics 3
General Education Requirement (Humanities or Social Sciences) 3
Hours 17
Spring
CHE 269 (or equivalent) Organic Chemistry II 3
CHE 271 (or equivalent) Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
ASP 202 (or equivalent) University Physics II 4
COM 112 Oral Communication 3
Hours 11
Year 3
Fall
CHE 301 General Seminar 3
CHE 321 Chemical Analysis 4
CHE 475 General Biochemistry 3
CHE 476 General Biochemistry Laboratory 2
Hours 12
Spring
CHE 302 or 400 ECCE: Undergraduate Research 3
CHE 485 Advanced Biochemistry 4
400-level Chemistry Elective 3
General Education Requirement (Visual, Creative and Performing Arts Humanities) 3
ECCE U.S. Communities/Global Awareness 3
Hours 16
Year 4
Fall
CHE 401 Physical Chemistry I – Thermodynamics 3
Upper Division Biology Elective 3
ECCE U.S. Communities/Global Awareness 3
General Education Requirement (Humanities or Social Sciences) 6
Elective 3
Hours 18
Spring
CHE 418 Bioanalytical Chemistry 3
Upper Division Biology Elective 3
UNI 301 ECCE: Speakers Series 1
Elective 6
Hours 13
Total Hours: 120