2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Aug 14, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue

Biochemistry, BS


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The Biochemistry major specializes in biochemistry/molecular biology. Biochemistry majors are not eligible for a minor in chemistry or a minor in biology.

Biology/Chemistry Electives


Students must complete two biology/chemistry electives from CH 200-level or higher for chemistry electives, including CH 420  and BL 200-level higher for biology electives (see restrictions on research courses).

Typical Program


An example of a typical program of courses is as follows:

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Junior Year


Senior Year


Fall Term


Spring Term


  • Social Science Core
  • Elective†
  • Elective†
  • Elective†

Key:


* Required for major.
** Terms may be interchanged.
† Students are strongly encouraged to gain laboratory research experience and should consider enrolling in research courses (BL 481 /BL 482  or BL 491 /BL 492  or CH 420 ). CH 420  may be used to fulfill one course for the Biochemistry major if it is completed as a 3-credit course. Further research credits will count as free electives. Students should consult with their advisor when selecting these electives.

Notes:


  1. Students must complete the diversity core requirement through a designated diversity core, major, or elective course (see Diversity Core Requirement  under Curriculum and Policies).

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