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Chemistry-Biochemistry Major

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DEGREE PROGRAM CHECK SHEET

Complete all Institutional Graduation Requirements (Including University Writing Requirement, Diversity Requirement, General Education Requirement, etc.) as provided at http://www.eou.edu/registrar.
Program Requirements: Chemistry-Biochemistry is a minimum 102-111 graded credit hour degree. A grade of “C-” or better is required for each course counting towards the major, but a cumulative grade of C [2.00] is required for completion of the major.

 

REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 48 credits

Complete 48 credit hours from the following:

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
CHEM 204 General Chemistry [SMI] 5 MATH 111
CHEM 204L General Chemistry Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 204
CHEM 205 General Chemistry [SMI] 5 CHEM 204
CHEM 205L General Chemistry Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 205
CHEM 206 General Chemistry [SMI] 5 CHEM 205
CHEM 206L General Chemistry Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 206
CHEM 285 Chemical Safety 1
CHEM 320 Analytical Chemistry [UWR] 3 CHEM 206
CHEM 321 Analytical Chemistry Lab 2
CHEM 334 Organic Chemistry I 4 CHEM 205
CHEM 335 Organic Chemistry II 4 CHEM 334
CHEM 336 Organic Chemistry III 4 CHEM 335
CHEM 338 Organic Chemistry Lab I 1 CHEM 334
CHEM 339 Organic Chemistry Lab II 1 CHEM 335, CHEM 338
CHEM 340 Physical Chemistry 4 CHEM 206, MATH 251 or 252, PHYS 201, 202
CHEM 401 Research (Capstone) 1
CHEM 407 Seminar (Capstone) [UWR] 1
CHEM 407 Seminar (Capstone) [UWR] 1
CHEM 407 Seminar (Capstone) [UWR] 1
CHEM 421 Instrumental Analysis 3 CHEM 320
CHEM 422 Instrumental Analysis Lab 2 CHEM 421

 

MATHEMATICS & PHYSICS REQUIRED COURSES: 20 credits
Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
MATH 251 Calculus I [SMI] 4 MATH 112
MATH 252 Calculus II [SMI] 4 MATH 251
PHYS 201 General Physics [SMI] 4 MATH 111, 112
PHYS 201L Physics Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with PHYS 201
PHYS 202 General Physics [SMI] 4 MATH 111, 112, PHYS 201
PHYS 202L Physics Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with PHYS 202
PHYS 203 General Physics [SMI] 4 MATH 111, 112, PHYS 202
PHYS 203L Physics Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with PHYS 203

 

CHEMISTRY PATHWAY REQUIRED COURSES: 34-36 credits
Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
CHEM 360 Environmental Chemistry 4 CHEM 206
CHEM 361 Environmental Chemistry Lab 1
CHEM 411 Inorganic Chemistry 4 CHEM 206
CHEM 437 Organic Spectroscopy 2 CHEM 336, 339
CS 161 Foundations of Computer Science I 4
MATH 253 Calculus III [SMI] 4 MATH 252

Choose FOUR courses from the following:

CHEM 450 Structural Biochemistry 4 CHEM 336
CHEM 451 Metabolic Biochemistry 4 CHEM 450
MATH 321 Differential Equations 4 MATH 252
MATH 341 Linear Algebra 4 MATH 252
MATH 358 Numerical Analysis 3
STAT 327 Statistics & Experimental Design [SMI] 4 MATH 111, 112, PHYS 202
STAT 352 Statistics 4 MATH 111, and STAT 243 or STAT 327

 

BIOCHEMISTRY PATHWAY REQUIRED COURSES: 40-43 credits
Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
BIOL 211 Principles of Biology [SMI] 4 MATH 111
BIOL 211L Principles of Biology Lab 1
BIOL 212 Principles of Biology [SMI] 4 BIOL 211, CHEM 204
BIOL 212L Principles of Biology Lab 1 BIOL 211, CHEM 204
BIOL 213 Principles of Biology [SMI] 4 BIOL 211, 212, CHEM 204, 205
BIOL 213L Principles of Biology Lab 1 BIOL 211, 212, CHEM 204, 205
BIOL 341 Genetics 4 BIOL 211, 212, 213 or BIOL 231, 232, 233
BIOL 341L Genetics Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with BIOL 341
BIOL 342 Genetics 4 BIOL 211-213 or BIOL 231-233, 341, CHEM 334
BIOL 342L Genetics Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with BIOL 342
BIOL 431 Cell Structure and Function 5 BIOL 211-213 or BIOL 231-233, CHEM 334
CHEM 450 Structural Biochemistry 4 CHEM 336
CHEM 451 Metabolic Biochemistry 4 CHEM 450
CHEM 454 Biochemistry Lab 2 CHEM 336

Choose ONE course from the following:

BIOL 323 General Microbiology 5 BIOL 211, 212, 213 or BIOL 231, 232, 233
BIOL 323L General Microbiology Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with CHEM 323
BIOL 345 Molecular Biology 3 BIOL 211-213 or BIOL 231-233, 342
BIOL 432 Animal Physiology [UWR] 5 BIOL 431
BIOL 432L Animal Physiology Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with BIOL 432
BIOL 433 Plant Physiology 5 BIOL 211-213 or 231-233 or BIOL 101/BOT 202
BIOL 433L Plant Physiology Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with BIOL 433
CHEM 411 Inorganic Chemistry 4 CHEM 206
CHEM 437 Organic Spectroscopy 2 CHEM 336, CHEM 339

 

Total credits required for major: Chemistry Pathway = 102-104 // BioChemistry Pathway = 108-111

 

Pre-Health Professions:

These courses are NOT required for the Chemistry-Biochemistry Degree but should be taken to prepare students on their pre-pharmacy, pre-dental, pre-veterinary, or pre-medical tracks for their entrance requirements.

 

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
SOC 204 General Sociology [SSC] 5
SOC 205 General Sociology: Problems [SSC] 5
PSY 201 General Psychology [SSC] 4
PSY 202 General Psychology [SSC] 4 PSY 201
ANTH 203 Cultural Anthropology [SSC] 5
BIOL 231 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4 MATH 070
BIOL 231L Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with BIOL 231
BIOL 232 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4 BIOL 231
BIOL 232L Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with BIOL 232
BIOL 233 Human Anatomy & Physiology 4 BIOL 232
BIOL 233L Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab 0 Must be taken concurrently with BIOL 233
BIOL 317 Vertebrate Structure 5 BIOL 211, 212, 213 or BIOL 231, 232, 233
BIOL 445 Immunology 3 BIOL 211-213 or BIOL 231-233, CHEM 334
BIOL 462 Cellular Neurobiology 3 BIOL 431

 

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Last update September 2015