Chemistry Major ACS Certified in Biochemistry

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Students who complete a Chemistry major are granted a Bachelor of Science degree unless they request a Bachelor of Arts degree.

For American Chemical Society Biochemistry certification, Biochemistry and Advanced Biochemistry are the requirements beyond the core. In addition, four hours are chosen from Genetics, Cell & Developmental Biology, Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry Research.

Core Requirements

  • General Chemistry II or Honors General Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry I and II
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry I or II
  • Physical Chemistry I and II
  • Methods in Physical Chemistry
  • Chemical Literature, Literacy and Laboratory Practice
  • Capstone Course: Chemistry in Context

Requirements Beyond the Core

  • Biochemistry
  • Advanced Biochemistry

Electives

  • Advanced Inorganic
  • Synthesis and Analysis
  • Genetics
  • Cell & Developmental Biology
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Advanced Topics in Chemistry
  • Biochemistry Research

Safety is an integral part of education in chemistry and is emphasized in all laboratories. Students are expected to know and follow all safety precautions at all times.

Students who complete a Chemistry major are granted a Bachelor of Science degree unless they request a Bachelor of Arts degree.

For American Chemical Society Biochemistry certification, Biochemistry and Advanced Biochemistry are the requirements beyond the core. In addition, four hours are chosen from Genetics, Cell & Developmental Biology, Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry Research.

Core Requirements

  • General Chemistry II or Honors General Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry I and II
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry I or II
  • Physical Chemistry I and II
  • Methods in Physical Chemistry
  • Chemical Literature, Literacy and Laboratory Practice
  • Capstone Course: Chemistry in Context

Requirements Beyond the Core

  • Biochemistry
  • Advanced Biochemistry

Electives

  • Advanced Inorganic
  • Synthesis and Analysis
  • Genetics
  • Cell & Developmental Biology
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Advanced Topics in Chemistry
  • Biochemistry Research

Safety is an integral part of education in chemistry and is emphasized in all laboratories. Students are expected to know and follow all safety precautions at all times.