Aug 21, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, BS


For more information about this program, visit the websites for the Biology and Chemistry departments.


 


Major Electives


Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Curriculum


  Department and Number - Descriptive Title of Course Fall
Cr.
Spr.
Cr.

First Year

   
MAJOR (GE NSCI) CHEM 112-113 - (E) General and Analytical Chemistry  4.5 4.5
MAJOR BIOL 141 - (E) General Biology BIOL 142 - (E) General Biology  4.5 4.5

GE QUAN– COGNATE

MATH 103 - (Q) Pre-Calculus Mathematics 1MATH 114 - (Q) Calculus I  4 4
GE WRTG WRTG 107 - Composition  3  
GE C/IL C/IL 102 - Computing and Information Literacy    3
GE FSEM INTD 100 - Freshman Seminar  1  
MAJOR BCMB 290 - Seminar 2   1
    17 17

Second Year

   
MAJOR CHEM 232 - (E) Organic Chemistry CHEM 233 - (E) Organic Chemistry  4.5 4.5
MAJOR BIOL 361 - Molecular Biology I (M,G)    5
MAJOR BCMB 290 - Seminar 2   1
MAJOR BIOL ELECT - Biology Elective3 3-5  
GE SPCH COMM 100 - Public Speaking  3  
GE T/RS T/RS 121 - (P) Theology I: Introduction to the Bible    3
GE PHIL PHIL 120 - Introduction to Philosophy    3
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3  
GE S/BH S/BH ELECT - Social/Behavioral Elective 3  
GE PHED PHED ELECT - Physical Education   1
    16.5-18.5 17.5

Third Year

   
MAJOR CHEM 450 - Biochemistry I CHEM 451 - Biochemistry II  4.5 3
MAJOR BIOL/CHEM ELECT - Biology/Chemistry Elective4 3-4.5  
COGNATE PHYS 120/120L (E) - General Physics I PHYS 121/121L - (E) General Physics II  4 4
GE T/RS– PHIL T/RS 122 - (P) Theology II: Introduction to Christian Theology PHIL 210 - Ethics    3 3
GE S/BH S/BH ELECT - Social Behavioral Elective   3
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective   3
GE PHED PHED ELECT - Physical Education 1  
    15.5-17 17

Fourth Year

   
MAJOR BCMB 490 - Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology Capstone    3
MAJOR BCMB 440 - Proteomics    3
MAJOR BIOL 362 - (W: lab only) Molecular Biology II (M,G)  5  
MAJOR BIOL/CHEM ELECT - Biology/Chemistry Elective3   3-5
GE HUMN HUMN ELECT - Humanities Elective 3 3
GE PHIL or T/RS PHIL - Philosophy or T/RS ELECT - T/RS Elective 3  
GE ELECT FREE ELECT -  Free Elective 6  
GE PHED PHED ELECT - Physical Education   1
    17 13-15
 

Total: 130.5-136 Credits

1If not needed, replace with one course in Biology or Chemistry.

2BCBM 290 is required twice; suggest taken Freshman and Sophomore years. (Junior year for transfer students is still an option.)

3BIOL 250 , BIOL 344  or BIOL 350 .

4In the third and fourth years, students must complete two of the following courses: BCMB 493; BIOL 245 , BIOL 250 , BIOL 344 , BIOL 350 , BIOL 351 , BIOL 358 , BIOL 364 ; CHEM 455 , CHEM 360 , CHEM 370 .