Biochemistry- Bachelor of Science

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

This major is usually chosen by students who want to enter the chemical industry or graduate school in chemistry, biochemistry, or related areas. No chemistry or required related courses may be taken credit/no-credit.

Program Requirements (40-44 semester hours)

All of these:

CHM 141, 141H or CHM141R and

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

CHM144M or144H or with approval CHM 144 College Chemistry Lab(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)

CHM 254, 255 Organic Chemistry Laboratory for Chemistry Majors (3, 2)

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

CHM 433, 434 Biochemistry (3, 3)

CHM 438 Biochemistry Laboratory (2)

CHM 454 Instrumental Analysis (3)

One semester hour of laboratory from these: CHM 340U, 418, 455, 477, 490; MBI 465; or ZOO 443.

Related Hours (40 required)

All of these:

BOT/MBI/ZOO 115, 116 Biological Concepts (4, 4)

MTH 151, 251, 252 Calculus I, II, III (5, 4, 4) or equivalents

PHY 181, 182 General Physics (4, 4)

PHY 183, 184 General Physics Laboratory (1, 1)

Choose ONE course from each of these three groups:

MTH 222 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3) or

MTH 231 Elements of Discrete Mathematics (3) or

MTH 347 Differential Equations (4) or

STA 301 Applied Statistics (4) or

STA 368 Introduction to Statistics (4)

BOT 342 Genetics (3) or

MBI 445 Microbial Genetics (2) or

ZOO 342 Genetics (3)

BOT 203 Plant Cell and Molecular Biology (4) or

ZOO 203 Introduction to Cell Biology (3) or

ZOO 443 Cell Biology (4)

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