Biochemistry- Bachelor of Arts

For information, contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 160 Hughes Laboratories (513-529-2813).

This program is for students interested in a career in the life or health sciences or biochemistry. Students who anticipate graduate study in biochemistry should elect the B.S. Biochemistry program. Chemistry and required related courses cannot be taken on a credit/no-credit basis.

Program Requirements (35-36 semester hours)

All of these:

CHM 141, 141H or CHM 141R and

CHM 142, 142M or 142H College Chemistry (3, 3)

CHM 144M or 144H or with approval CHM 144 College Chemistry Laboratory (2)

CHM 145M or 145H or with approval CHM 145 College Chemistry Laboratory (2)

CHM 147 Introductory Seminar (1)

CHM 251, 252 Organic Chemistry for Chemistry Majors (3, 3) or

CHM 241, 242 Organic Chemistry (3, 3) and

CHM 244, 245 Organic Chemistry Laboratory (2, 2)

CHM 363 Analytical Chemistry (3)

CHM 432 Fundamentals of Biochemistry (4)

CHM 438 Biochemistry Laboratory (2)

CHM 471, 472 Biophysical Chemistry I II (3, 3)

Related Hours (26-28 required)

All of these:

MTH 151, 251 Calculus I, II (5, 4) or equivalents

PHY 181 General Physics (4)

PHY 183 General Physics Laboratory (1)

Choose ONE of the following:

BOT/MBI/ZOO 116 Biological Concepts (4)

BOT 191 General Botany (4)

ZOO 114 Principles of Biology (4)

Choose ONE of the following:

Any course at the 300 level or above in BOT, MBI, or ZOO

CHM 364 Analytical Chemistry Laboratory (2)

CHM 417 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3)

CHM 426 Spectroscopic Identification of Structure (3)

Additional courses from the above category or PHY 182,184 The Physical World/Physics Lab (4, 1) to reach 26 hours. Note: pre-medicine students must take PHY 182,184.

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