Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Degree Requirements: Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with a Biochemistry concentration (no longer declarable)

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Chemistry with a Biochemistry concentration is a degree option for students who wish to either pursue an advanced degree in biochemistry or students with career interests in the business or sales end of the biopharmaceutical industry, or some types of laboratory positions. Dual majors with biology or chemical engineering often work toward the BA degree.  The BA in biochemistry is also a popular degree track for students with aspiration of pursuing a career in medicine. Course requirements for the BA are given below.

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry with a Biochemistry Concentration
Required Chemistry Courses
  • CHEM 1230 - General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1240 - General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 1280 - General Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 1290 - General Chemistry II Lab
  • CHEM 2410 - Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2420 - Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 2460 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 2470 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • CHEM 3310 - Analytical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3360 - Analytical Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 3510 - Biochemistry I
  • CHEM 3520 - Biochemistry II
  • CHEM 3560 - Biochemistry Lab
Chemistry Elective (Choose one of the following)
  • CHEM 3710 - Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences I
  • CHEM 4500 - Advanced Biochemistry
  • CHEM 4510 - Protein Chemistry
  • CHEM 4520 - Enzymology
  • CHEM 4530 - Nucleic Acid Chemistry
  • CHEM 4570 - Biophysical Chemistry
  • CHEM 4580 - Bioinorganic Chemistry
Required Related Courses
  • MATH 1750 or 1830 or 1850 - Calculus I
  • MATH 1760 or 1840 or 1860 - Calculus II
  • PHYS 2070 - General Physics I
  • PHYS 2080 - General Physics I
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Degree Requirements (Current)

Last Updated: 6/26/15