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 208/208L: Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 238/238L: Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 315/315L: Organic Chemistry
CHEM 327: Physical Chemistry
CHEM 336/336L: Biochemistry
CHEM 415/415L: Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM 436/436L: Advanced Biochemistry

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/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 308/308L: Advanced Analytical Chemistry
CHEM 414/414L: Medicinal Chemistry
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