Program Requirements

Hours: 68

Major Courses - 36 hours

CED 220Foundations of Professionalism (1)

CHE 111General Chemistry I (3) CN

CHE 111AGeneral Chemistry I (LAB) (1) CN

CHE 112General Chemistry II (3) CN

CHE 112AGeneral Chemistry II (LAB) (1) CN

CHE 200Chemistry Sophomore Seminar (1)

CHE 211Organic Chemistry I (3)

CHE 211AOrganic Chem I (LAB) (1)

CHE 212Organic Chemistry II (3)

CHE 212AOrganic Chemistry II (LAB) (1)

CHE 300Chemistry Junior Seminar (1)

CHE 314Intermediate Analytical Chem (3)

CHE 314AIntermediate Analy Chem (LAB) (1)

CHE 325Biochemistry I (3)

CHE 325ABiochemistry I (LAB) (1)

CHE 326Biochemistry II (3)

CHE 326ABiochemistry II (LAB) (1)

CHE 350Physical Chemistry I (3)

CHE 350APhysical Chemistry I (LAB) (1)

CHE 400Chemistry Seminar & Capstone (1)

Select one from the following:

CHE 315Instrumental Analysis (3)

CHE 315AInstru Analysis (LAB) (1)


CHE 355Physical Chemistry II (3)

CHE 355APhys Chemistry II (LAB) (1)

Cognate Courses – 28 hours

BIO 111Principles of Biology I (4) CN

MTH 193Calculus I (4) CMA

MTH 194Calculus II (4)

PHY 201General Physics I (3)

PHY 201AGen Physics I (LAB) (1)

PHY 202General Physics II (3)

PHY 202AGen Physics II (LAB) (1)

Select two from the following:

BIO 305Microbiology (4)

BIO 320Genetics (4)

BIO 310Cell Biology (4)


BIO 310ACell Biology (LAB) (0)

Admission Requirements

Chemistry: College preparatory high school chemistry or the successful completion of a placement test.
Math: Three years of college preparatory high school mathematics including functions.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the biochemistry major will be able to:

  • demonstrate foundational knowledge of scientific theories and competence in laboratory techniques.
  • generate scientific data using appropriate and ethical disciplinary protocols and laboratory techniques, including proper use of equipment, instruments and materials.
  • analyze and interpret scientific data based on sound scientific reasoning.
  • assess scientific questions, and design methods to answer them.
  • research, understand and cite scientific literature.
  • describe scientific results using clear, concise language, and observe technical conventions in written and oral reports.