Chemistry Department

The Biochemistry Core Curriculum

Students who seek this degree will typically be expected to: enter professional schools in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and related areas; continue their education at graduate schools; or enter the biochemical workforce immediately upon graduation. The objectives of the curriculum are to establish a strong, broad education in biochemistry commensurate with the most modern technological training available. The goals of the curriculum are to produce graduates who are knowledgeable about the most recent biochemical discoveries who can apply their knowledge to new challenges and who are trained to pursue science in the most meaningful, ethical, and economical manner possible


Freshman Year

Fall
CHEM 1110/1111 (4)
BIOL 1110/1111 (4)

Spring
CHEM 1120/1121 (4)
MATH 1910 (4)
BIOL 1120/1121(4)

Sophomore Year

Fall
CHEM 3010/3011 (4)
BIOL 2230/2231 (4)

Spring
CHEM 3020/3021 (4)
BIOL 3250/3251 (4)

Junior Year

Fall
CHEM 4500 (3)
PHYS 2010/2011 (4)
CHEM 4550/4551 (4)

Spring
CHEM 4510 (3)
PHYS 2020/2021 (4)
BIOL elective (upper division) (3)

Senior Year

Fall
CHEM 4330/4331 (4)

Spring
CHEM elective (3)
CHEM elective (3)