Major in Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry

Requirements for a Major in Chemistry, Concentration in Biochemistry

Core(45 credits)
CH-120
CH-121
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry II
8
CH-201
CH-202
Organic Chemistry I (lecture)
and Organic Chemistry II (lecture)
6
CH-203
CH-204
Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CH-301
CH-302
Physical Chemistry I (Lecture Only)
and Physical Chemistry II (Lecture Only)
6
CH-303Physical Chemistry Laboratory I2
CH-210Chemical Analysis: an Introduction to Modern Methods5
CH-475Chemistry Seminar2
Plus a minimum of 12 credits at the 300 level or above, at least one of which must be a lab course. Internships and Independent Study may contribute no more than 3 credits toward this requirement.12
Ancillary Courses(16 credits)
MA-200
MA-201
Calculus I
and Calculus II
8
PY-241
PY-242
Physics I (Mechanics)
and Physics II ( Electricity, Magnetism and Optics)
8
Concentration in Biochemistry(16-17 credits)
CH-410Biochemistry I4
CH-350Medicinal Chemistry3
Select two of the following:6-7
Environmental Toxicology
Molecular Pharmacology
Biochemistry II
Molecular Biology
Fundamentals of Chemical Research 1
Select three credits in one of the following: 23
Internship: Chemistry
Independent Study in Chemistry
Total Credits77-78
1

In appropriate topic for concentration.

2

In an appropriate topic for the concentration; may be substituted for one of the electives with departmental approval.

Students must earn a C- or higher in all prerequisite courses in order to register for a chemistry or ancillary course.