Chemistry Major with Biochemistry Option

Suggested Curriculum Sequence

 

Course Credit Hours
First Semester 13
CHE 100 Transitions 1
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4
BIO 115 The Cellular Basic of Life 3
Second Semester 17
CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
COM 161 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
BIO 216 Biological Inquiry and Analysis 4
MAT 250 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I 5
Third Semester 16
CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I 5
PHY 130/131 General Physics I 4
BIO 221 General Zoology 4
CIV 201 World Civilizations I 3
Fourth Semester 15
CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry 5
CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II 3
PHY 132/133 General Physics II 4
CSC 235 Programming in C++c 3
Fifth Semester  
CHE 520 Fundamentals of Biochemistry 3
HUM 211 Western Humanities Tradition: Continuity 3
CHE 352 Basic Chemical Instrumentation 4
Biology Course  
Sixth Semester  
CHE 537 Experimental Biochemistry 3
CHE 540 Fundamentals of Biochemistry II 3
Biology Course  
Seventh Semester  
Biology Courses  
Electives  
Eighth Semester  
CHE 403 Basic Physical Chemistry 5
Biology Course  

 aSchedule electives to satisfy university studies requirements. A total of 120 semester hours is required for the baccalaureate degree.
bA biology minor is strongly recommended. BIO 115, 216 and 221 or 222 are required for the minor. Recommended biology courses supporting the biology minor include BIO 300, 320, 321, 322, 323, 333 and 421.
cEGR 140 or CSC 232 may be substituted.