UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2019-2020

Biochemistry, B.S.

Degree Road Maps are based on successful completion of prerequisites or placement into major required (or major specific) chemistry and math courses.

Please meet with an advisor to develop a custom Degree Progress Report Plan if additional courses are required prior to the major courses.

YEAR 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
BIOL 106 and BIOL 106L (meets GE B2 Life Science) 4
CHEM 101 and CHEM 101L (meets GE B1 Physical Science & GE B3 Science Laboratory Activity) 5
MATH 255A (meets GE Basic Skills: B4 Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning) 3
GE Basic Skills: A2 Written Communication 3
Total 15

YEAR 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 107 and BIOL 107L 4
CHEM 102 and CHEM 102L 5
MATH 255B 3
GE Basic Skills: A1 Oral Communication 3
Total 15

YEAR 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
CHEM 321/L (Fall only) 4
CHEM 333/L /R (meets GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning) 5
PHYS 220A and PHYS 220AL 4
GE Basic Skills: A3 Critical Thinking 3
Total 16

YEAR 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
BIOL 380 3
CHEM 334/L and CHEM 334R 5
PHYS 220B and PHYS 220BL 4
GE F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Take the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE)
Total 15

YEAR 3: 1st Semester

Course Units
CHEM 351* (Fall only) 4
CHEM 461/L (Fall only) 4
GE C1 Arts 3
GE D1 Social Sciences 3
Total 14

YEAR 3: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 352 (Spring only) 4
CHEM 422/L (Spring only) 4
CHEM 462/L (Spring only) 4
GE C2 Humanities 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 1st Semester

Course Units
Biology Electives (300 or 400 level) 6
Chemistry Elective 3
GE D2 American History Institutions and Ideals 3
GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies 3
Total 15

YEAR 4: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CHEM 401 (Spring only) 3
CHEM 465 (Spring only) 3
GE Upper Division Section D1 Social Sciences 3
GE D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government 3
GE E Lifelong Learning 3
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*CHEM 351L recommended lab (Fall only).