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College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Undergraduate Degree Roadmaps

Walkways to Science Building

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (CHEMBS02)

Five Year Plan - 121 Units Required

Course
Units
Course
Units
Semester 1
Semester 2
University 100
Composition or Oral Communication
GE Class or major preparation*
GE Class or major preparation*
GE Class
(KPE Activity class)
1
3
3-4
3-4
3
(1)
Oral Communication or Composition
CHEM 111A General Chem
MATH 122 Calculus I (GE B.2)
3
5
4
Total Units
13-16
Total Units
12
Semester 3
Semester 4

CHEM 111B Gen Chem
MATH 123 calculus II
Critical Thinking

5
4
3
CHEM 251 Quant Chem
BIOL 111/111L Biological Science
GE class
GE Class
4
4
3
3
Total Units
12
Total Units
14
Semester 5
Semester 6
CHEM 320A Organic Chem
BIOL 212/212L Biol. Science
GE Class
GE Class
3
4
3
3
CHEM 320B Organic Chem
ENGL 317 or CHEM 361 or 466H
PHYS 151 Mechanics or
PHYS 100A Gen Physi (GE B1b)
5
3

4
Total Units
13
Total Units
12
Semester 7
Semester 8
CHEM 441A Biol Chem
CHEM 420 or 451
PHYS 100B or 152 Gen Physics
BIOL 213/213L Bio. Science
3
3-4
4
4
CHEM 441B Biol Chem
BIOL 342 Mammalian Physiology
BIOL 342L Physiology Lab
GE Class (if needed)
GE Capstone Course
3
3
1
(3)
3
Total Units
14-15
Total Units
10-13
Semester 9
Semester 10
CHEM 371A or 377A Phys Chem
CHEM 443 Biol Chem Lab
GE Class (if needed)
GE Capstone Course
3
4
3
3
CHEM 371B or 377B Phys Chem
CHEM or BIOL upper div elective
BIOL 370 Genetics
or MICR 450 and 451 Mic. Genetics
GE Capstone course
3
3-4

4
3
Total Units
13
Total Units
13-14

*Major Preparation means CHEM 101, MATH 117 if needed to prepare for CHEM 111A, MATH 122.