Applied Science and Technology

Biological Chemistry

Leonard Sciorra, Ph.D., Coordinator

The Biochemistry Program is housed within the Department of Applied Science and Technology. The Department offers a major in Biochemistry in collaboration with the Biol­ogy and Chemistry Departments.

Requirements for Biochemistry Major

Degree of Bachelor of Science

Twelve of the required credits for the major count towards the Core Curriculum Requirements.

BI-183General Biology I 13
BI-185General Biology I Lab1
BI-184General Biology II 13
BI-185General Biology I Lab (II Laboratory)1
BI-240Cell and Molecular Biology4
BI-240LCell and Molecular Biology Lab0
BC-420Instructional Methods: Biochemical Analysis I2
BC-421Instructional Methods: Biochemical Analysis II2
BC-390Special Topics: Biological Chemistry (Capstone)3
CH-131General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I4
CH-131LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis I Lab0
CH-132General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II4
CH-132LGeneral Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis II Lab0
CH-251Organic Chemistry I4
CH-251LOrganic Chemistry I Lab0
CH-252Organic Chemistry II4
CH-252LOrganic Chemistry II Lab0
CH-365Physical Chemistry I4
CH-366Physical Chemistry II4
CH-442Biochemistry I3
CH-442LBiochemistry I Lab1
MA-143Differential Calculus 24
MA-144Integral Calculus 24
MA-273Multivariable Calculus I4
PC-185General Physics I3
PC-187General Physics Laboratory I1
PC-186General Physics II3
PC-188General Physics Laboratory II1
Total Credits67
1

May count towards the Core Natural Science Requirement.

2

May count towards the Core Mathematics Requirement.

Special Notes on Major Requirements

1

Students are strongly encouraged to take BI-350 Genetics and BI-350L Genetics Lab.

2

Students in BC-390 must make a formal oral and written presentation of their research.