Chemistry & Physics

ACS Biochemistry Major

Students pursuing a major in Biochemistry may not also major or minor in Biology or Chemistry.

All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses.

Chemistry Courses
CHEM 208: Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 208-L: Analytical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 238: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 238-L: Inorganic Chemistry Lab
CHEM 327: Physical Chemistry
CHEM 336: Biochemistry

CHEM 336-L: Biochemistry Lab
CHEM 436: Advanced Biochemistry
CHEM 436-L: Advanced Biochemistry Lab

Choose one pair:

CHEM 412: Advanced Organic Chemistry Reactions
CHEM 412-L: Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab

CHEM 415: Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM 415-L: Advanced Organic Chemistry Lab

Choose one pair:

CHEM 312: Organic Chemistry Reactions
CHEM 312-L: Organic Chemistry Reactions Lab

CHEM 315: Organic Chemistry
CHEM 315-L: Organic Chemistry Lab

Biology Courses

BIOL 172: Exploring Molecular Biology
BIOL 181: Mechanisms of Genetic Inheritance
BIOL 182: Evolution
BIOL 324: Cellular and Molecular Biology
BIOL 334: Developmental Biology

Chemistry/Biology Courses
CHEM or BIOL 391/392: Research

Choose at least 7 hours of electives from the following courses:
BIOL 313: Advanced Microbiology
BIOL 378: Advanced Human Physiology I
BIOL 379: Advanced Human Physiology II
CHEM 308: Advanced Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 308-L: Advanced Analytical Chemistry Lab
CHEM 414: Medicinal Chemistry
CHEM 414-L: Medicinal Chemistry Lab
CHEM 427: Advanced Physical Chemistry

Other Courses
MATH 231: Calculus I
MATH 232: Calculus II
PHYS 211: General Physics I
PHYS 212: General Physics II