Please note: The information displayed here is current as of Friday, July 31, 2015, but the official Course Catalog should be used for all official planning.

2015-2016 Course Catalog

Required for the Biochemistry Major

Required Foundation Courses

  1. CHEM 116: Principles of Chemistry
  2. CHEM 250: Organic Chemistry I
  3. BIOL 130: Integrative Biology: Principles
  4. MATH 140: Calculus I or MATH 120 and 130: Applied Calculus I and II
  5. MATH 207: Introduction to Probability and Statistics (calculus based-recommended) or MATH 107: Elementary Statistics or BIOL 170: Experimental Design and Analysis
  6. PHYS 141: Principles of Classical Physics and 151: Principles of Modern Physics
  7. Senior Experience Courses — Please see description in the respective departmental portions of the course catalog
    • CHEM 380 (1 unit S/U)
    • CHEM 480 (2 units S/U)
    • CHEM 680 (3 units S/U)
      -OR-
    • BIOL 650 (5 units and 1 unit))

Required Core Courses

  1. BIOL 354: Molecular Biology
  2. CHEM 340: Biochemistry I (also BIOL 444)
  3. CHEM 440: Biochemistry II
  4. Elective Courses (Students must choose three courses from the list below, including at least one CHEM and one BIOL. One of the three must be a laboratory class)
    • Biology courses:
      • BIOL 226: EMicrobiology
      • BIOL 235: Evolutionary Biology
      • BIOL 241: Cell Physiology
      • BIOL 325: Cell Biology
      • BIOL 340: Topics in Neuroscience (also PSYC 580)
      • BIOL 356: Bioinformatics
      • BIOL 430: Immunology
      • BIOL 453: Developmental Biology
      • BIOL 510: Modern Concepts of Embryogenesis
      • BIOL 520: Cancer Biology
    • Chemistry courses:
      • CHEM 210: Analytical Chemistry
      • CHEM 252: Organic Chemistry II
      • CHEM 320: Inorganic Chemistry
      • CHEM 370: Chemical Dynamics
      • CHEM 410: Instrumental Analysis
      • CHEM 450: Topics in Advanced Organic Chemistry
    • Other:
      • PSYC 350: Psychopharmacology and Behavior
      • PHYS 570: Biological Physics

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