Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (American Chemical Society Certification)

All applicants must meet the general undergraduate admission requirements.

Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120    
Major: 51 sch   

BIOCHEMISTRY.BS      CIP Code: 26.0202.00

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

CHEM 1001Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry I: Career Possibilities1
CHEM 1101Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry II: Current Applications1
CHEM 1213
CHEM 1211
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 1223
CHEM 1221
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 2213
CHEM 2211
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 3223
CHEM 3221
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 3413
CHEM 3411
Physical Chemistry I
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 3333
CHEM 3331
Quantitative Chemical Analysis
and Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory
4
CHEM 3423
CHEM 3421
Physical Chemistry II
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 3633
CHEM 3632
Biochemistry I
and Biochemistry I Laboratory
5
CHEM 3643Biochemistry II3
CHEM 4001Research Presentations in Chemistry and Biochemistry1
CHEM 4313
CHEM 4311
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
4
CHEM 4513
CHEM 4511
Inorganic Chemistry
and Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
4
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research3
CHEM 4991Senior Thesis1
Total SCHs51

Other Requirements

MATH 2014Calculus I (may be applied from core)4
MATH 2024Calculus II4
BIOL 1113
BIOL 1111
Principles of Biology I
and Principles of Biology I Laboratory
4
BIOL 1123
BIOL 1121
Principles of Biology II
and Principles of Biology II Laboratory
4
PHYS 2153
PHYS 2151
General Physics I
and General Physics Laboratory I (may be applied from core)
4
PHYS 2163
PHYS 2161
General Physics II
and General Physics Laboratory II (may be applied from core)
4
SCI 2103Introduction to Environmental Chemistry: Global Perspectives3
Total SCHs27

(GP) Satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement. 

First Year
FallTCCNSCHs
CHEM 1001Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry I: Career Possibilities 1
CHEM 1213
CHEM 1211
Principles of Chemistry I
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I
4
MATH 2014Calculus I MATH 24134
BIOL 1113
BIOL 1111
Principles of Biology I
and Principles of Biology I Laboratory
( BIOL 1306) and ( BIOL 1106)4
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
Wellness CAO Core2
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
CHEM 1101Horizons of Chemistry and Biochemistry II: Current Applications 1
CHEM 1223
CHEM 1221
Principles of Chemistry II
and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II
4
MATH 2024Calculus II MATH 24144
BIOL 1123
BIOL 1121
Principles of Biology II
and Principles of Biology II Laboratory
( BIOL 1307) and ( BIOL 1107)4
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
 SCHs 16
Second Year
FallTCCN
CHEM 2213
CHEM 2211
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
( CHEM 2323) and ( CHEM 2123)4
PHYS 2153
PHYS 2151
General Physics I
and General Physics Laboratory I
( PHYS 2325) and ( PHYS 2125)4
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
SCI 2103 (GP)Introduction to Environmental Chemistry: Global Perspectives ENVR 14013
 SCHs 14
SpringTCCN
CHEM 3223
CHEM 3221
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
4
PHYS 2163
PHYS 2161
General Physics II
and General Physics Laboratory II
( PHYS 2326) and ( PHYS 2126)4
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
CHEM 3333
CHEM 3331
Quantitative Chemical Analysis
and Quantitative Chemical Analysis Laboratory
4
 SCHs 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
CHEM 3413
CHEM 3411
Physical Chemistry I
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 3633
CHEM 3632
Biochemistry I
and Biochemistry I Laboratory
5
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
CHEM 4513
CHEM 4511
Inorganic Chemistry
and Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
4
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
CHEM 3423
CHEM 3421
Physical Chemistry II
and Physical Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CHEM 3643Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research 3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
 SCHs 13
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
CHEM 4983Undergraduate Research 3
Creative Arts Core3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
CHEM 4313
CHEM 4311
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
4
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
CHEM 4001Research Presentations in Chemistry and Biochemistry 1
CHEM 4991Senior Thesis 1
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Social & Behavioral Science Core 3
Elective3
Elective3
 SCHs 14
 Total SCHs:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.