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RICHARD L. CONOLLY COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

Biochemistry

B.S. in Biochemistry

The B.S in Biochemistry focused on the important interface between biology and chemistry. The degree emphasizes advanced experimental and theoretical education in both the biological and chemical sciences, which serves as a foundation for a variety of career paths, including advanced training in biology, chemistry or biochemistry; molecular biology; research, industry, and medical school.

Biochemistry majors are encouraged to develop specific career objectives while pursuing undergraduate studies. Departmental advisers assist students in exploring career possibilities and in devising a personalized plan of study that will best prepare them for their career goals.

Biochemistry majors interested in Pre-Med can visit Pre-Professional Advisement

For additional information: please see the Bulletin

Required Courses

MTH 30 & 40

Precalculus and Calculus I

8.00

BIO 1

General Biology

4.00

BIO 2

General Biology

4.00

CHM 003

General & Inorganic Chemistry

4.00

CHM 004

General & Inorganic Chemistry

4.00

PHY 31

General Physics

4.00

PHY 32

General Physics

4.00

CHM 113

Quantitative Analysis

4.00

CHM 121

Organic Chemistry

4.00

CHM 122

Organic Chemistry

4.00

CHM 135

Physical Chemistry I

4.00

MTH 101

Calculus II

4.00

BIC 128

The Basis of Cell Function

4.00

BIC 153

Biochemistry

4.00

BIC 154

Biochemistry

4.00

BIC 160

Molecular Biology

2.00

BIC 161

Introductory Molecular Biology

3.00

BIC 186

Senior Research

3.00

BIO 128

The Basis of Cell Function

4.00

BIO 160

Molecular Biology

2.00

BIO 161

Introductory Molecular Biology

3.00

CHM 136

Physical Chemistry II

4.00

CHM 153

Biochemistry

4.00

CHM 154

Biochemistry

4.00

Electives:  Must choose two (2) out of the following:

BIC 125

Physiology

4.00

BIC 126

Principles of Genetics

4.00

BIC 187

Senior Research

3.00

BIO 125

Physiology

4.00

BIO 126

Principles of Genetics

4.00