Requirements for a Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Core Courses: BIOL 130, 231, 240, 313; CHEM 103104, 205, 206, 308, 308L; BMB. 301, 302, 317, 330, 401, 430, 431 and 8 hours selected from BIOL 314, 405, 410, 413; CHEM 307, 307L, 309, 309L, 411, 411L, 412, 412L, 421, 421L, 424, 424L.  Required related courses: MATH 117, 118; PHYS 205, 206.

Suggested Program of Study

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Suggested Program for Bachelor of Science Degree and for Pre-Professional, Pre-Medical Studies

Freshman Year

BIOL 130

4

CHEM 103

4

Gen Ed MATH 117

4

Gen Ed ENGL 101

3

Gen Ed IDC. 100

1
TOTAL 16

BIOL 240

4

CHEM 104

4

MATH 118

4

Gen Ed IDC. 101

3
TOTAL 15

Sophomore Year

CHEM 205

4

PHYS 205

4

BIOL 231

4

Gen Ed IDC. 200

3
TOTAL 15

CHEM 206

4

PHYS 206

4

Gen Ed HIST 116 or 117

3

Gen Ed PHIL 160

3

Gen Ed ENGL 200

3
TOTAL 17

Junior Year

BMB. 301

4

BIOL 313

4

Gen Ed THEO 200

3

Gen Ed IDC. 301

3

Gen Ed Social Science Elective

3
TOTAL 17

BMB. 302

4

BMB. 317

4

BMB. 330

1

Gen Ed PHIL 301

3

BMB. Elective

4
TOTAL 16

Senior Year

BMB. 401

3

BMB. 430

2

Gen Ed IDC. 401

3

Gen Ed Theology Elective

3

Gen Ed Fine Arts

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 17

BMB. 431

1

BMB. Elective

4

CHEM 308

4

Elective

3

Elective

3
TOTAL 15

Students planning to study abroad should consult the International Program Office and the College of Arts and Sciences Study Abroad Liaison in their freshman year.

Gen Ed courses may be taken in semesters other than those listed above.