Ohio University

Chemistry — Biochemistry B.S. Sample 4-Year Curriculum

Special curriculum; major code BS3316

Year 1

Fall (15 credits)

  • CHEM 1510: Fundamentals of Chemistry (4 credits)
  • MATH 2301 (2AS): Calculus I (4 credits)
  • BIOS 1700: Biological Sciences (3 credits)
  • BIOS 1705: Biological Sciences I: Laboratory (1 credit)
  • Tier II (3 credits)

Spring (15 credits)

  • CHEM 1520: Fundamentals of Chemistry II (4 credits)
  • MATH 2302: Calculus II (4 credits)
  • BIOS 1710: Biological Sciences II (3 credits)
  • Tier I English (3 credits)
  • BIOS 1715: Biological Sciences II Lab (1 credit)

Year 2

  • Fall (16 credits)

  • CHEM 2410: Analytical Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 2410L: Analytical Chemistry Lab (1 credit)
  • CHEM 3050: Organic Chemistry I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 3080: Organic Chemistry Laboratory (1 credit)
  • PHYS 2001 (2NS): Introduction to Physics (4 credits)
  • Language (4 credits)

Spring (16 credits)

  • CHEM 3060: Organic Chemistry II (3 credits)
  • CHEM 3090: Organic Chemistry Laboratory II (2 credits)
  • PHYS 2002: Introduction to Physics (4 credits)
  • Tier II (3 credits)
  • Language (4 credits)

Year 3

Fall (15 credits)

  • CHEM 4901: Biochemistry I (3 credits)
  • BIOS 3100: General Genetics (3 credits)
  • Tier I Composition (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities/ Tier II (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)

Spring (16 credits)

  • CHEM 4902: Biochemistry II (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4903: Biochemical Techniques (2 credits)
  • CHEM 3760: Fundamentals of Inorganic Chemistry (3 credits)
  • BIOS 3430: Principles of Physiology (3 credits) and BIOS 3435: Principles of Physiology Laboratory (2 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)

Year 4

Fall (12 credits)

  • CHEM 3510: Physical Chemistry (3 credits)
  • PBIO 4500: Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (3 credits)
    or BIOS 4260: Molecular Genetics (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • Tier II (3 credits)

Spring (14 credits)

  • CHEM 4310: Analytical Chemistry II (3 credits)
  • CHEM 4310L: Analytical Chemistry II Lab (2 credits)
  • CHEM 4941/ T3: Undergraduate Research (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)
  • A&S Social Sciences or Humanities (3 credits)