Recommended science course sequence for biochemistry majors
Required science courses in typical semester
It is important for success to follow the sequence of chemistry and biochemistry courses listed here. Biochemistry 4270 cannot be taken until Chemistry 2110 has been completed.
General education and CAFNR general graduation requirements
Complete one or more each semester. English 1000 should be completed in one of the first two semesters. Writing-intensive credit is not awarded for writing-intensive courses taken before English 1000 is completed.
Consult the CAFNR course program for more information.
First semester (fall)
|Biological Sciences 1500||5|
Second semester (spring)
Third semester (fall)
|Chemistry 2100 (Organic Chemistry I)||3|
|Biological Sciences 2200||4|
Fourth semester (spring)
|Chemistry 2110 (organic 2)||3|
|Biological Sciences 2300 (elective)||4|
Fifth semester (fall)
|Physics 1210 or 2750||4 or 5|
Sixth semester (spring)
|Physics 1220 or 2760||4 or 5|
|Advanced Science Elective (3000+)||5|
Seventh and eighth semesters (fall and spring)
|Biochemistry 4300 (7th semester, fall only)||3|
|Biochemistry 4970 ||1|
|Biochemistry 4974 ||5|