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B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is offered jointly with the Department of Biological Sciences.

You can find the major requirements on the BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology page.

Printable Academic Pathway for the B.S. Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Sample Program:

 

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology – B.S.

Year 1
Fall Semester Credits
MATH 151* Calc. & Analytic Geom. (MATH GEP) 4
CHEM 101* Princ. of Chemistry I (S non-lab GEP) 4
ENGL GEP 3
GEP 3
Total 14
Benchmark RequirementsNone Required
Spring Semester Credits
BIOL 141* Found. of Biology: Cells, Energy & Org. 4
CHEM 102* Princ. of Chemistry II (S non-lab GEP) 4
CHEM 102L* Princ. of Chemistry Lab I (Lab GEP) 2
MATH 152* Calculus & Analytic Geometry II 4
GEP 3
Total 17
Benchmark RequirementsNone Required
Year 2
Fall Semester Credits
BIOL 142* Found. of Biology: Ecology & Evolution 4
CHEM 351* Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 351L* Organic Chemistry Laboratory I 2
Foreign Language 201 4
GEP 3
Total 16
Benchmark RequirementsNone Required
Spring Semester Credits
BIOL 302* Molecular & General Genetics 4
CHEM 352* Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 352L* Organic Chemistry Laboratory II 3
GEP 3
Elective 3
Total 16
Benchmark RequirementsNone Required
Year 3
Fall Semester Credits
BIOL 303* Cell Biology 4
CHEM 300* Analytical Chemistry 4
CHEM 437 Comprehensive Biochemistry I 4
GEP 3
Physical Education 1.5
Total 16.5
Benchmark RequirementsNone Required
Spring Semester Credits
BIOL 300L* Experimental Biology Laboratory 2
CHEM 438 Comprehensive Biochemistry II 4
PHYS 121* Introductory Physics I 4
GEP 3
Elective 3
Total 16
Benchmark RequirementsNone Required
Year 4
Fall Semester Credits
CHEM 437L Biochemistry Laboratory 4
PHYS 122 Introductory Physics II 4
BIOC Elective 3
Elective or Research 3
Physical Education 1.5
Total 15.5
Benchmark RequirementsNone Required
Spring Semester Credits
BIOC Physical Chemistry Elective 3
BIOC Elective 4
GEP 3
Elective Research 3
Elective 3
Total 16
Benchmark RequirementsNone Required

 

Electives:

Any two of the following electives (6-8 credits)