University Foundation Courses 39 credits
Major Courses (Biochemistry and Biotechnology Core) 64 credits
Minor Courses (Electives in Biochemistry and Biotechnology) 15 credits
Senior Project or Internship in Biochemistry 3 credits
Live-In Field Experience LFE 3 credits
Total 124 credits

Foundation Courses:

  ENG 101 English Listening and Speaking Skills 3 cr
  ENG 102 English Reading Skills 3 cr
  ENG 105 Business English 3 cr
  MAT 101 Intermediate University Mathematics II (Mandatory for Departmental Majors) 3 cr
  MAT 211 Probability and Statistics (Mandatory for Departmental Majors) 3 cr
  CIS 101 and 101L Fundamentals of Computer System Lecture and Lab      4 cr
  Social Sciences I 3 cr
  Social Sciences II 3 cr
  Humanities I 3 cr
  Humanities II 3 cr
  BIO 102 and 102L Biology and Society Lecture and Lab Natural Science I (Mandatory for Departmental Majors) 4 cr
  PHY 101 and 101L University Physics I Lecture and Lab 4 cr
  Total Foundation Courses Required 39 cr

Core Courses:

  BCB 103 and 103L Introductory Chemistry I Lecture and Lab Natural Science II (Mandatory for Departmental Majors) 4 cr
  BCB 104 and 104L Introductory Chemistry II Lecture and Lab 4 cr
  BCB 201 and BIO201L Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab 4 cr
  BCB 202 and BIO202L Organic Chemistry II Lecture and Lab         4 cr
  BCB 203 Cell Biology 3 cr
  BCB 204 Molecular Genetics 3 cr
  BCB 205 Metabolism 3 cr
  BCB 206 Molecular Biology 3 cr
  BCB 207 Biochemical Techniques Lab 3 cr
  BCB 301 Immunology 3 cr
  BCB 302 Enzymology 3 cr
  BCB 303 Experimental Design, Research Methods and Biostatistics 3 cr
  BCB 304 Recombinant DNA Technology 3 cr
  BCB 305 Molecular Biology Lab 3 cr
  BCB 306 Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics 3 cr
  BCB 307 Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering: Concepts and Applications 3 cr
16. BCB 308 Endocrinology 3 cr
17. BCB 309 Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 3 cr
18. BCB 401 Readings in Biochemistry 3 cr
19. BCB 402 Student Symposium in Biochemistry 3 cr
  Total Core Courses Required 64 cr

Elective Courses (Minor in Biochemistry and Biotechnology):

All courses are 3 credits each. Electives will only be offered if sufficient eligible students sign up for the course.

  BCB 403A Culture of Animal Cells: Techniques in Tissue Culture (Lab) 3 cr
  BCB 403B Culture of Plant Cells: Techniques in Tissue Culture (Lab) 3 cr
  BCB 404 Molecular Microbiology 3 cr
  BCB 405 Virology 3 cr
  BCB 406 Evolutionary Biology 3 cr
  BCB 407 Microbial Biotechnology 3 cr
  BCB 408 The Ethics of Biological Research and Technology 3 cr
  BCB 409 Nutrition, Metabolism and Diseases 3 cr
  BCB 410 Food Technology 3 cr
  BCB 411 Clinical Biochemistry 3 cr
  BCB 412 Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology 3 cr
  BCB 413 Molecular Biology of Cancer 3 cr
  BCB 414 Developmental Biology 3 cr
  BCB 415 Epigenetics 3 cr
  BCB 416 Spectroscopy: Theory and Application 3 cr
  BCB 417 Natural Products 3 cr
  Total Electives for Minor Required 15 cr