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ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biochemistry, B.S.

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For additional information and courses in this program, see Biochemistry .

Major Requirements

At least 48.25 credit hours in biology and chemistry, including:

Analytical Chemistry

Research Experience

Students must take a course which incorporates a research experience. BCM 465  currently meets this requirement. Each student presents the results of this research in either the biology or chemistry seminar course, BIO 475 /CHM 475 . BIO 475 /CHM 475  is taken over three (usually non-consecutive) terms. During the first two terms the student participates as an observer and questioner and enrolls in BIO 475 /CHM 475  for no credit. During the third term, the student gives the research presentation and enrolls in BIO 475 /CHM 475  for one credit hour. Students are encouraged to gain additional research experience by undertaking independent research under the direction of a biology or chemistry faculty member or by participating in a summer research program at a university, government or corporate laboratory.

Required Support Courses

Additional Requirements for the B.S. Degree

Typical Course Sequence

More detailed plan options are available on the Biochemistry website. The following chart summarizes a general recommended sequence.


Note: CHM 141 -CHM 142  and BIO 151 -BIO 152  should be completed by Winter term of the second year. MTH 152  should be completed no later than the second year.

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