Biochemistry Specialization: Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry
|CHE 321||Quantitative Analysis||4|
|CHE 352/352L||Biochemistry I||4|
|CHE 353||Biochemistry II||3|
|CHE 360||Inorganic Chemistry||3|
|CHE 360L||Inorganic Chemistry Lab||1|
|CHE 366||Physical Chemistry Lab||2|
|CHE 490||Senior Seminar||2|
|CHE Electives above 300 (excluding CHE 300)||6|
|BIO 104||Biological Foundations||4|
|BIO 330||Cell Biology||4|
|MAT 212||Calculus II||4|
The Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry with a specialization in biochemistry provides students with a strong background and preparation in current practices in biochemical processes. This training prepares students for graduate study in biochemistry, pre-professional fields such as pre-medicine, pre-dental, and pre-veterinary as well as for employment in both the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors and chemistry teaching. The degree requires a thorough foundation in chemistry with additional courses in biology, physics and calculus to complete the educational preparation.
Students interested in graduate study in biochemistry are strongly encouraged to choose CHE 356, 357, and 366 for part of their elective chemistry courses. Many graduate schools require a semester or a year (depending on the school) of physical chemistry.