Biology Programs

Biology-Chemistry Major

The Biology-Chemistry major is designed for preparation of pre-medical students as well as for those with career goals such as Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Medicinal Chemistry. It combines 22-25 hours from Biology with 25 hours from Chemistry, for a total program of 47-50 credit hours.

REQUIREMENTS:

Biology
Hours
ZOO 1115 General Zoology
5
BIOL 3124 Genetics
4
BIOL 3263 Cell & Molecular Biology
3
BIOL 3193 Origins
3
BIOL 4391 Molecular Biology Lab
1

Two courses from the following:
BOT 1114 General Botany
BIOL 2124 Microbiology
BIOL 3204 Advanced Physiology
BIOL 3115 Comparative Anatomy
BIOL 4143 Molecular Genetics
Any Field Biology course
TOTAL IN BIOLOGY: 22-25

Chemistry
Hours
CHEM 1124/1224 Gen. Chem. I & II
8
CHEM 3114/3125 Org. Chem. I & II
9
CHEM 3133 Biochemistry
3
CHEM 4191 Chemistry Seminar
1

One course from the following:
CHEM 3024 Analytical Chemistry I
CHEM 4114 Physical Chemistry
TOTAL IN CHEMISTRY: 25

Other courses strongly recommended:
General Physics I & II (PHYS 1114 & 1214 OR 2114 & 2214)
Calculus I (MATH 2324)
Additional courses in Biology & Chemistry