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2014-2015 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors

Chemistry: Biochemistry Track

Program Director: Jerry Seebach (gseebach@transy.edu)
Office: Brown Science 217
Phone: 233-8168

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Students who are planning on taking Principles of Chemistry I should have the equivalent of a 23 on their ACT Math subscore OR have completed a college level mathematics course (either Functions or its equivalent ) to enhance their mathematical skills.

Chemistry: Biochemistry Track Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
CHEM 1055 Chemistry I CHEM 1065 Chemistry II NS 2294 Special Topics (1) OR
BIO 1204 ICB: Molecules and Cells MATH 1304 Calculus I OR General Elective
  MATH 1324 Calculus II  

 
Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
CHEM 2155 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 2165 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 2294 Special Topics (1) OR
BIO 3034 Molecular Genetics Eukaryotes OR
MATH 1324 Calculus II Biology Elective
BIO 3044 Molecular Genetics of Bacteria    

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
CHEM 3115 Quantitative Analytical Chemistry OR BIO 4034 Molecular Genetics (2) OR Biology Elective (1) OR
CHEM 3084 Biochemistry CHEM 3165 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics, Kinetics, & Statistical Mechanics Chemistry Elective (1)
PHYS 2115 University Physics I PHYS 2125 University Physics II  
CHEM 3022 Advanced Experimental Techniques I OR CHEM 3032 Advanced Experimental Techniques II in Winter Term CHEM 3032 Advanced Experimental Techniques II (If CHEM 3022 not taken in Fall)  

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
CHEM 3115 Quantitative Analytical Chemistry OR Biology or Chemistry Elective (1) General Elective
CHEM 3084 Biochemistry CHEM 4422 Senior Research in Chemistry I (1/2 unit)  
CHEM 4412 Senior Research in Chemistry I (1/2 unit) CHEM 4904 Senior Honors (1)  
     

NOTES:
Only 1 biology or chemistry elective is required in the major
A Teaching Chemistry major is offered separately to those wishing to enter the field of secondary education in chemistry upon graduation.  Please consult the Teaching Chemistry Sequence if interested.
(1) Not required - Biology/Chemistry elective 
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