The B.S. in BIOCHEMISTRY (approved by the ACS) provides a comprehensive background in the major areas of chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry. Students awarded this degree will be qualified for employment opportunities in chemistry and biochemistry. The program also prepares students for graduate study in chemistry and in biochemistry. For more on career opportunities in chemistry visit this ACS career site.
1This course is a biochemistry program elective in the Biology Department. Each student must complete one elective from the following selected courses: BIO 214 (General Microbiology), BIO 220 (Cell Physiology), or BIO 230 (Genetics).
2These courses are biochemistry program electives. Each student must complete an elective from the following selected courses: CHE 381 (Clinical Chemistry), CHE 479 (Chemical Toxicology), CHE 410 (Research in Biochemistry), or CRL 477 (Biochemistry Lab II).
Notes on General Education Courses (Ged):
3Students may take WRT 121, 206, 208, or 220
4or CSC 141; fulfills a General Education Science Elective
5Choose from SPK 208 or 230
6No interdisciplinary (I) course may be used to fulfill distributive requirements. Students must take three "W" courses; at least 3 credits must be in 300 or 400 level courses
7Students must take sufficient elective credits to attain 120 credits.