Sample Course Sequence for the Major in Biochemistry

 

Freshman Fall Credits Spring Credits
First Year Seminar 101 1 First Year Seminar 102 1
D.E.C. A 3 D.E.C. A 3
CHE 131 4 BIO 201, 202, or 203 3
CHE 133 1 CHE 132 4
MAT 125 or 131 3-4 CHE 134 1
D.E.C. 3 MAT 126 or 132 3-4
    D.E.C. 3
Total 15-16 Total 18-19
       
Sophomore Fall Credits Spring Credits
BIO 201 or 202 3 BIO 201 or 202 or 203 3
CHE 321 4 CHE 326 4
MAT 127 (if MAT 125, 126, 127 sequence taken) 3 CHE 327 2
BIO 204 2 BIO 205 2
D.E.C. 3 D.E.C. 3
Total 15 Total 14
       
Junior Fall Credits Spring Credits
BIO 361* 3 BIO 362* 3
BIO elective**** or BIO 365 or 311*** 2-3 BIO 310 or 320 3
PHY 121/123 4 PHY 122/124 4
D.E.C. 3 D.E.C. 3
D.E.C. 3 BIO elective**** 3
Total 15-16 Total 16
       
Senior Fall Credits Spring Credits
CHE 301** 3 BIO 310 or 320 3
BIO 365 or 311*** 2-3 CHE 312** 3
D.E.C. 3 BIO elective**** 3
D.E.C. 3 D.E.C. 3
D.E.C. or BIO elective**** 3 D.E.C. or Elective 3
Total 14-15 Total 15

 

*BIO 361 and 362 should be taken in sequence.

**CHE 301 is offered only in the fall; CHE 312 is offered only in the spring

***BIO 365 is 2 credits; BIO 311 is 3 credits

****BIO electives for the major must be chosen from the approved list. Electives not on the list must be approved by a Biochemistry advisor