Chemistry Major with Biochemistry Concentration


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

For the Chemistry major with a Concentration in Biochemistry, Biochemistry is substituted for any four hours in the core beyond Physical Chemistry I (excluding Capstone Course) and Advanced Biochemistry should be taken as the additional 400-level elective.

Core Requirements

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


  • Advanced Inorganic
  • Advanced Biochemistry
  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry I or II
  • Physical Chemistry II
  • Methods in Physical Chemistry
  • Synthesis and Analysis
  •  Advanced Topics in Chemistry

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.

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