Advising Course Plan - Biochemistry Major

First Year
FallUnits
CHEM 141PGeneral Chemistry I1
MATH 141Q1Calculus I with Analytic Geometry1
FSEM 100First Year Seminar1
General Education requirement21
 Term Units4
Spring
CHEM 142PGeneral Chemistry II1
MATH 142QCalculus II with Analytic Geometry1
Writing Enhanced course requirement1
General Education requirement21
 Term Units4
Second Year
Fall
CHEM 201Organic Chemistry I1
PHYS 121P
or 141P
College Physics I
University Physics I
1
General Education requirement21
General Education requirement21
 Term Units4
Spring
CHEM 301Organic Chemistry II1
CHEM 202Inorganic Chemistry1
PHYS 142PUniversity Physics II1
General Education requirement21
 Term Units4
Third Year
Fall
CHEM 203Physical Chemistry1
CHEM 204Biochemistry I1
Junior Seminar31
BIOL 141P4Introductory Biology I: Biochemistry, Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics1
 Term Units4
Spring
CHEM 205Analytical Chemistry1
CHEM 304Biochemistry II1
BIOL 142P4Introductory Biology II: Animal and Plant Physiology1
General Education requirement or Elective21
 Term Units4
Fourth Year
Fall
CHEM 498Research Proposal1
One 300 level CHEM course51
BIOL Elective1
Elective1
 Term Units4
Spring
CHEM 499Senior Project1
BIOL Elective1
Elective1
Elective1
 Term Units4
Total Unit: 32
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Note that MOST of the required classes are offered ONLY once a year (either Fall or Spring semester) so they must be taken in sequence.

1

MATH 141Q may be satisfied by taking the two course sequence MATH 130 and MATH 131Q.

2

Students must select at least one class from five of the six different Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Natural World areas; A, B, H, S, L, and P designations (FIVE classes total); and ONE class from among the following five different Personal and Social Responsibility areas; R, E, W, D, J designations).

3

students must select ONE Junior Seminar from among the following five areas: R, E, W, D, and J.

4

Students may choose to reverse PHYS/BIOL sequence and take BIOL first.

5

In-depth CHEM requirement (Choose ONE from CHEM 302, CHEM 303, CHEM 305, CHEM 306, CHEM 307, or CHEM 308).