Degree Plan

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry is designed to give students a strong foundation in the chemical and biological sciences providing for employment or future study in a variety of specialized areas. This degree is recommended for students pursuing a career in biotechnology, medical research, pharmaceutical chemistry or the health professions.

UIW Core - Total Hour 43
Major - Total Hours 61
Degree - Total Hours 120

Fall
Fall Hrs.
CHEM 1301: Chemical Principles I 3
CHEM 1101: Chemical Principles I Lab 1
BIOL 1402: Unity of Life and Lab 4
DWHP 1200: Dimension of Wellness 2
ENGL 1311: Composition I 3
HIST 13XX 3
Total hours 16
Spring
Spring Hrs.
CHEM 1302: Chemical Principles II 3
CHEM 1102: Chemical Principles II Lab 1
BIOL 1403: Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity 4
MATH 1311: Pre-Calculus 3
ENGL 1312: Composition II 3
PEHP 11XX 1
Total hours 15
Fall
Fall Hrs.
CHEM 2311: Organic Chemistry I 3
CHEM 2111: Organic Chemistry I Lab 1
MATH 2312: Calculus I 3
BIOL 3311 or BIOL 3361 3
PHIL 1381: Introduction to Philosophy 3
Modern Language I 3
Total hours 16
Spring
Spring Hrs.
CHEM 2312: Organic Chemistry II 3
CHEM 2112: Organic Chemistry II Lab 1
MATH 2313: Calculus II 3
BIOL 3311 or BIOL 3361 or BIOL3202 (2 or 3 hours) 3
RELS 13XX 3
Modern Language II 3
Total hours 16
Fall
Fall Hrs.
CHEM 4351: Biochemistry I 3
CHEM 4251: Biochemistry I Lab 2
CHEM 3160: Introduction to Chemistry Research & Careers 1
BIOL 3471 4
PHYS 2305: Physics I 3
PHYS 2105: Physics I Lab 1
Total hours 14
Spring
Spring Hrs.
CHEM 3321: Quantitative Analysis 3
CHEM 3221: Quantitative Analysis Lab 2
CHEM 4352: Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 4252: Biochemistry II Lab 2
CHEM 4260: Advanced Chemistry Research 2
PHYS 2306: Physics II 3
PHYS 2106: Physics II Lab 1
Total hours 16
Fall
Fall Hrs.
CHEM 4331: Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics 3
CHEM 4231 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics Lab 2
Fine Arts 3
Social Science 3
RELS/PHIL 33XX 3
Total hours 14
Spring
Spring Hrs.
Chemistry Elective (upper division) (3 or 4 hours) 4
Elective (upper division) 3
Elective 3
ENGL 2310: World Literature Studies 3
Total hours 13