Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - Biochemistry Concentration

 


 

BS CHEMISTRY (BIOCHEMISTRY CONCENTRATION)

Requirements and Cognates

Four-year course map effective until Spring 2016 

First yearLCMS

General Chemistry I & II (CHE 120/121 - fall/spring)
Precalculus* (MAT 122 - fall)
Calculus I (MAT 150 - spring)

Second year

Organic Chemistry I & II (CHE 260/261 - fall/spring) 
Quantitative Analysis (CHE 240 - fall or spring)
Calculus II & III (MAT 151/252 - fall/spring)
Physics I & II (PHY 230/231 - fall/spring)
Preparation of Scientific Documents for Chemistry (CHE 301)
   

Third Year

LCMS 2Physical Chemistry I & II (CHE 370/371/372/373 - fall/spring) or Inorganic Chemistry (CHE 435/436 - fall/spring)
Biochemistry I and II (CHE 450/451 - fall/spring)

Fourth Year

Inorganic Chemistry (CHE 435/436 - fall/spring) or Physical Chemistry I & II (CHE 370/371/372/373 - fall/spring)
Chemistry Seminar (CHE 496 - fall)
Chemical Hazards and Laboratory Safety (CHE 445 - spring)
 

Upper-Level Electives:

(or senior research in the fourth year)**
Environmental Chemistry (CHE 340 - spring)
Instrumental Analysis (CHE 440 - spring) 
Medicinal Chemistry (CHE 456 - fall)   
Inorganic Chemistry II
Chemical Education
Special Topics (CHE 498 - see current catalogue)
Chemical Research (CHE 490/491 - fall/spring)** 

*Starting point: math placement in Precalculus

**Research is not a requirement for ACS Approved Degrees or completion of the Biochemistry Concentration, but meets the lab elective requirement and is strongly suggested as an elective in the fourth year.

 


 

BS CHEMISTRY (BIOCHEMISTRY CONCENTRATION)

Requirements and Cognates

New four-year course map effective Fall 2016

 

                                               First Year

Fall Semester (14 cr)                                     Spring Semester (14 cr)
CHE 120 (4 cr)                                               CHE 121 (4 cr)
MAT 150 (Tier I) (4 cr)                                  3 Tier I LEP courses (9 cr)
INQ 101 (Tier I) (3 cr)                                   1 Tier II LEP course (3 cr)
Critical Thinking (Tier I) (3 cr)
 

                                             Second Year

Fall Semester (16 cr)                                     Spring Semester (15 cr)
CHE 240 (4 cr)                                               CHE 261 (4 cr) (W course-lab)
CHE 260 (4 cr) (W course-lab)                      CHE 301 (Tier III partial) (1 cr)
PHY 230 (Tier II) (4 cr)                                 BIO 103 (4 cr) (Tier II)
BIO 102 (4 cr)                                                2 Tier II LEP courses (6 cr)
 

                                             Third Year

Fall Semester (17 cr)                                     Spring Semester (14 cr)
CHE 374 (3 cr)                                               CHE 451 (4 cr)
CHE 450 (4 cr)                                               2 Tier II LEP courses (6 cr)
2 Tier II LEP courses (6 cr)                            BIO 233 (4 cr)
BIO 220 (4 cr)
 

                                            Fourth Year

Fall Semester (14 cr)                                    Spring Semester (13 cr)
CHE 435 (3 cr)                                              CHE 445 (Tier III completed) (1 cr)
CHE 496 (Tier III partial) (1 cr)                    CHE 456 or CHE 458 (3 cr)
Remaining Tier II (3 cr)                                 Remaining electives (9 cr)
BIO 236 or BIO 436 (4 cr)                  
Elective (3 cr)                                 

 

Recommended electives: CHE 440 (Instrumental Analysis; 4 cr); BIO XXX (Biotechnology, x cr); Research (CHE 490, 3 cr), CHE 436 (Advanced Inorganic Chemistry lab, 1cr) or CHE 456 or CHE 458 whichever course was not completed to an upper level CHE course under major requirements.

A minimum of 120 credits must be completed.