A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Typical BS Biochemistry Schedule

(number of credit hours given in parenthesis)

 

First-Year:

  • *CHEM 151 General Chemistry I, First Semester (4)  
  • BIOL 151 General Biology I, First Semester (4)
  • *CHEM 152 General Chemistry II, Second Semester (4)  
  • BIOL 152 General Biology II, Second Semester (4)

 

Sophomore:

  • CHEM 241 Organic Chemistry, First Semester (4)
  • BIOL   351 Genetics, First Semester (4)
  • CHEM 242 Organic Chemistry, Second Semester (4)
  • BIOL   370 Molecular and Cell Biology, Second Semester (4)

 

Junior:

  • CHEM 352 Physical Principles, First Semester (4)
  • CHEM 332 Biochemistry, Second Semester, (3)
  • CHEM 334 Bioanalytical Laboratory, Second Semester (1)

 

Senior:

  • CHEM 286 Special Topic in Chemistry, First Semester (2)
  • BIOCHM 482 Senior Capstone: Seminar in Biochemistry, Second Semester (1)

 

Plus 10 to 12 additional hours of biology electives (such as immunology or microbiology). Two semesters of physics and three math/computer science courses are also required. Research is strongly encouraged.

 

*Well-prepared first-year students may test out of General Chemistry.