B.S. in Computational Biochemistry: Four Year Graduation Schedule

Credits Needed to Graduate

  • General Education: 18 credits
  • Writing: 6 credits (BCH 482 and BCH 486 satisfy advanced writing requirement)
  • Advanced Electives: 7 credits
  • Required Courses: 89 credits

Total credits: 120

First Year

Autumn

  • CHMY 141N: College Chemistry I with Lab (5 credits)
  • M 171: Calculus I (4 credits)
  • BIOB 160/161 Principles of Living Systems with Lab (4 credits)
  • Writ 101 Composition* (3 credits)

Total credits: 16

*Students with last names A–L have priority for the course in the fall, M–Z have priority in spring.

Spring

  • CHMY 141N: College Chemistry II with Lab (5 credits)
  • M172: Calculus II (4 credits)
  • SOCI 101S1 (3 credits)
  • PSYX 100S1 (3 credits)

Total credits: 15

1Preparation for Social/Behavioral portion of MCAT. Both fulfill the S portion of General Ed credits.

Second Year

Autumn

  • CHMY 221: Organic Chemistry I Lab (5 credits)
  • BIOB 260 Cellular and Molecular Biology (4 credits)
  • PHSX 215N: Fundamentals of Physics with Calc I (5 credits)
  • Intermediate Writing Course (May Fulfill a Gen. Ed. Area, too)** (3 credits)

Total credits: 17

**See approved Writing courses

Spring

  • CHMY 224: Organic Chemistry II with Lab (5 credits)
  • BIOB 272 Genetics and Evolution (4 credits)
  • PHSX 218N: Fundamentals of Physics with Calc II (5 credits)
  • BCH 294 Introductory Biochemistry Seminar (1 credit)

Total credits: 15

Third Year

Autumn

  • BCH 480: Advanced Biochemistry I (3 credits)
  • BIOM 360: General Microbiology and Lab (5 credits)
  • BIOH 365/366: Human A&P I (4 credits)
  • AHHS 391; PreMedical Science 101 Honors (2 credits)

Total credits: 14

Spring

  • BCH 482: Advanced Biochemistry II (3 credits)
  • BCH 486: Biochemistry Lab (3 credits)
  • BIOH 370/371: Human A&P II (4 credits)
  • General Education (6 credits)

Total credits: 16

Fourth Year

Autumn

  • CHMY 311: Analytical Chemistry-Quantitative Analysis (4 credits)
  • General Education (6 credits)
  • Advanced Electives* (3 credits)

Total credits: 13

Spring

  • CHMY 421: Advanced Instrumental Analysis (4 credits)
  • General Education (6 credits)
  • Advanced Electives* (4 credits)

Total credits: 14

***Double dip Gen Ed’s can increase the # of Advanced electives a student can take; See Courses that satisfy more than one Group. Some Medical Schools require a statistics course. STAT 451 is suggested to meet this requirement and can be used as an elective.