Biochemistry Degree Curriculum • Biochemistry Classes | CBU
close

Enter your search term & enter. Esc or X to close.

School ofSciences

Biochemistry degree curriculum

Biochemistry 2015-2016 Sample Paradigm for BS in Biochemistry 

This sample paradigm shows a normal 4 year progression towards a degree in biochemistry. Some of the courses should be taken in this order due to prerequisite structures, others may be switched.

Freshman Year Semester I      credits
CHEM 113 Principles of Chemistry I & Lab      4
BIOL 111 Principles of Biology I & Lab 4
ENG 111 English Composition I 3
Math 131 Calculus I 3
CBU 101 0
Total 14

Freshman Year Semester II   credits
CHEM 114 Principles of Chemistry II & Lab     4
BIOL 112 Principles of Biology II & Lab 4
ENG 112 English Comp II 3
MATH 201 Applied Statistics 3
SPCH 125 Speech Communication 3
Total 17

Sophomore Year Semester I  credits
CHEM 211 Organic Chemistry I & Lab             4
BIOL 217 Anatomy & Physiology I & Lab 4
PHYS 201 Introductory Physics I & Lab 4
Social Sciences GER 3
Total 15

Sophomore Year Semester II  credits
CHEM 212 Org. Chem. II & Lab                       4
BIOL 218 Anatomy & Physiology II & Lab 4
PHYS 202 Introductory Physics II & Lab 4
Religious Studies GER 3
Total 15

Junior Year Semester I credits
CHEM 315 Biochemistry I & Lab                      4
CHEM 330 Research Seminar I 0
BIOL 311 Genetics & Lab 4
ENG 211, 212, 221, or 222 3
Religious Studies GER 3
Free Elective1 3
Total 17

Junior Year Semester II credits
CHEM 214 Quantitative Analysis & Lab           4
CHEM 316 Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 331 Research Seminar II 0
CHEM Elective2 3
BIOL 321 Microbiology & Lab 4
Total 14

Senior Year Semester I   credits
CHEM 428 Research Seminar III                     0
CHEM Elective2. 3
BIOL 415 Immunology & Lab 4
Moral Values GER 3
Social Science GER 3
Free Electives1 1
Total 14

Senior Year Semester II   credits
CHEM 429 Research Seminar IV                     2
CHEM 498 Senior Comprehensives 0
BIOL 421 Cell/Molecular Biology & Lab 4
CS 240 Bioinformatics 3
Free Electives1 7
Total 16

Total credits required for the degree 122.
1 Eng 100, Math 103, Alg 110, 115, and 120 do not fulfill the free electives requirement.
2 Chemistry electives must be chosen from the following courses: CHEM 311, 342, 410, and 415 & 415L.