Bachelors (BS) in Biochemistry

Major: Biochemistry

Catalog: 2014-2015

*See MyGFU Academic Requirements for correct list of classes to meet requirements
**Class offered on alternate years. Adjust schedule as necessary. See department advisor for additional information.
Recommended Course Schedule Guide
First Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
CHEM 211 General Chemistry I
(Prerequisite: A math SAT score of at least 500 or successful completion of MATH 190 Precalculus Mathematics (or equivalent)
4 CHEM 212 General Chemistry II
(Prerequisite: CHEM 211)
4
BIOL 211 General Biology I 4 BIOL 212 General Biology II 4
MATH 201 Calculus I (Prerequisite: MATH 190 Precalculus Mathematics or equivalent) 4 MATH 202 Calculus II (Prerequisite: MATH 201) 4
GEED 130 First Year Seminar 1 BIBL 100 Bible Survey 4
WRIT 110 College Writing 3      
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 16 Cumulative Credits 32
Second Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
CHEM 331 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHEM 332 Organic Chemistry II 4
PHYS 201 or 212 General Physics or General Physics w/Calculus (spring semester) 4 PHYS 202 or 211 General Physics or General Physics w/Calculus (spring semester) 4
HHPA 120 Lifelong Fitness 2 *Fine Arts GE Requirement 3
  *Social Science GE Requirement (6 sem credit hours) 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  *COMM GE Requirement 3   *HIST GE Requirement 3
           
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 17
Cumulative Credits 48 Cumulative Credits 65
Third Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
CHEM 341 Biochemistry I 4 CHEM 342 Biochemistry II 4
CHEM 310** Analytical Chemistry 4   *Bible Elective GE Requirement 3
RELI 300 Christian Foundations 3   *Global and Cultural Understanding GE Requirement 3
  *Social Science GE Requirement 3   *LITR GE Requirement 3
  *Humanities GE Elective Requirement 2-3   *Electives 3
Total Semester Credits 16 Total Semester Credits 16
Cumulative Credits 81 Cumulative Credits 97
Fourth Year
Fall Semester Spring Semester
CHEM 440 Thermodynamics 4 CHEM 460 Experimental Chemistry 3
  *Major Req. - Chemistry Required Elective 3   *Major Req. - Biology Required Elective 4
GEED 490 Senior Capstone 3   Elective 8
  *HHPA GE Requirement (activities class) 1      
  Elective 3      
Total Semester Credits 14 Total Semester Credits 15
Cumulative Credits 111 Cumulative Credits 126
    Total Credits for Degree 126.0

NOTES:

WRIT 110 may be waived with a verbal SAT score of 670 or higher. Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

PHYS 211 is only offered in the spring semester and PHYS 212 is only offered in the fall semester.

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