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Academics: Biochemistry

Earn a biochemistry minor

Admission to the program

The prerequisite to enter the biochemistry program is a minimum average of "C" (2.0) in Chemistry 104 and in Chemistry 253 or 261.

Graduation requirements

To graduate with a biochemistry minor, you must complete the following courses:

  • Chemistry 103 and 104 - General Chemistry I, II
  • One of the following two courses:
    • Chemistry 253 - Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
    • Chemistry 261 - Organic Chemistry I
  • Chemistry 323 and 324 - Biochemistry I, II
  • Chemistry 383 - Biochemistry Lab
  • One of the following courses:
    • Chemistry 201 - Analytical Chemistry
    • Chemistry 230 - Essential Inorganic Chemistry
    • Chemistry 262 - Organic Chemistry II
    • Chemistry 271 - Environmental Chemistry
    • Chemistry 304 - Physical Chemistry for the Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry 317 - Physical Chemistry I
    • Chemistry 330 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
    • An approved interim course

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