Biochemistry and Biophysics Sample 4 Year Plan

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First Year (46 credits)

Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term

BI 211. *Principles of Biology (4)

BB 111. Introduction to Biochemistry and Biophysics Research (1)

CH 231. *General Chemistry (4)

CH 261. *Laboratory for Chemistry 231 (1)

MTH 251. *Differential Calculus (4) 

BI 212. *Principles of Biology (4)

CH 232. *General Chemistry (4)

CH 262. *Laboratory for Chemistry 232 (1)

WR 121. *English Composition (3)

MTH 252.  Integral Calculus (4)

BI 213. *Principles of Biology (4)

CH 233. *General Chemistry (4)

CH 263. *Laboratory for Chemistry 233 (1)

MTH 254. Vector Calculus (4)

COMM 111. *Public Speaking (3)

    or COMM 114. *Argument and Critical Discourse (3)

    or COMM 218. *Interpersonal Communication (3)

Second Year (46 credits)

Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term

BI 311. Genetics (4)

CH 334. Organic Chemistry (3)

PH 211. *General Physics with Calculus (4)

Bacc Core Course (3)  

CH 335. Organic Chemistry (3)

PH 212. *General Physics with Calculus (4)

MTH 256. Applied Differential Equations (4)

Bacc Core Course (3)

HHS 231. *Lifetime Fitness for Health (2)

BB 317. ^Scientific Theory and Practice (3)

CH 336. Organic Chemistry (3)

PH 213. *General Physics with Calculus (4)

BB 314. Cell and Molecular Biology (4) *RECOMMENDED*

Bacc Core Course (3)

Third Year (45 credits)

Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term

BB 490. Biochemistry 1: Structure and Function (3)

CH 361. Experimental Chemistry (3)

CH 440. Physical Chemistry (3)

Bacc Core Course (3)  

Electives (3)

BB 491. Biochemistry 2: Metabolism (3)

CH 362. Experimental Chemistry (3)

CH 441. Physical Chemistry (3)

Bacc Core Course (3)  

Electives (3)

BB 492. Biochemistry 3: Genetic Biochemistry (3)

CH 441. Physical Chemistry (3)

Bacc Core Course (3)  

Electives (6)

Fourth Year (45 credits)

Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term

BB 481. Macromolecular Structure (3)

BB 493. Biochemistry Laboratory Molecular Techniques 1 (3)

BB 497. Basic Nucleic Acid and Protein Sequence Analysis (1)

Bacc Core Course (3)  

Electives (5)

BB 482. Molecular Biophysics (3)

BB 494. Biochemistry Laboratory Molecular Techniques 2 (3)

BB 496. Biochemistry Laboratory Molecular Modeling (1)

BB 498. ASBMB Certification Exam (0)

Electives (8)

BB 483. Advanced Biochemistry and Biophysics: Capstone (3)

Bacc Core Course (3)

Electives (9)

Total=182

Footnotes:

* Bacc Core Course

^ Writing Intensive Course