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Chemistry - Biochemistry Option (B.S.)

Department of Chemistry, College of Science and Technology

Effective: Fall, 2010

Requirements for the Major

For a B.S. with a biochemistry track: in addition to the general education requirements of the university, the following courses are required:

50.242 Biology of Microorganisms

50.271 Cell Biology

52.115 Chemistry for the Sciences 1

52.116 Chemistry for the Sciences 2

52.231 Organic Chemistry I

52.232 Organic Chemistry II

52.251 Inorganic Chemistry

52.281 Introduction to Scientific Literature

52.321 Analytical Chemistry

52.341 Biochemistry I

52.361 Physical Chemistry I

52.442 Biochemistry II

53.125 Calculus I

53.126 Calculus II

53.225 Calculus III

54.211 General Physics I

54.212 General Physics II

Chemistry electives (6-8 credits) - choose two of the following courses:

52.322 Instrumental Analytical Chemistry

52.333 Adv Organic Chemistry

52.362 Physical Chemistry II

52.371 Intro Polymer

52.452 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

52.482 Advanced Topics

Choose one of the following courses:

50.332 Genetics

50.343 Immunology

ACS Certification

Students who want American Chemical Society certification upon graduation must complete the following courses as part of the B.S.-Biochemistry Curriculum:

52.322 Instrumental Analytical Chemistry

52.362 Physical Chemistry II

52.452 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

52.492 Chemical Research I

52.493 Chemical Research II