Bachelors (BS) in Biochemistry Course Plan

Catalog Year 2016-2017

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

General Chemistry I (CHEM 211 ) 4 credits
General Biology I (BIOL 211) 4 credits
Calculus I (MATH 201) 4 credits
Knowing and Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

General Chemistry II (CHEM 212) 4 credits
General Biology II (BIOL 212) 4 credits
Calculus II (MATH 202) 4 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 32 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 331) 4 credits
General Physics or General Physics w/Calculus (spring semester) (PHYS 201 or 212 ) 4 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Semester Total 14 credits
Cumulative Total 46 credits

Spring Semester

Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 332) 4 credits
General Physics or General Physics w/Calculus (spring semester) (PHYS 202 or 211) 4 credits
HUMA 290 or Alternate Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Bible Elective GE Requirement 3 credits
History/Political Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 63 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Biochemistry I (CHEM 341 ) 4 credits
Thermodynamics (CHEM 440**) 4 credits
History and Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
HUMA 205 or Alternate Literature and Philosophy GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 2 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 79 credits

Spring Semester

Biochemistry II (CHEM 342) 4 credits
Required Chemistry Elective for Major 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 6 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 310**) 4 credits
Chemistry Seminar (CHEM 461) 1 credits
Required Biology Elective for Major 4 credits
Christianity and Culture (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Experimental Chemistry (CHEM 462) 2 credits
Elective 13 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

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