Concentration in Biology: Biology/Chemistry

This concentration prepares the student to pursue further education in pharmacy programs, other professional programs in the biomedical sciences and graduate programs in biochemistry. This concentration is also appropriate preparation for careers in laboratory research and testing in academic and commercial biochemistry labs.

In addition to the general education requirements, the following courses are required:

  Semester Hours
BIO 101, Introduction to Biology 4
BIO 103, General Zoology 4
BIO 204, 205, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, II 8
BIO 301, Microbiology 4
CH 101, 102, General Chemistry I, II 8
CH 301, Organic Chemistry I and Lab 4
CH 302, Organic Chemistry II and Lab 4
CH 401, Biochemistry 4
MTH 160, Statistics 3
MTH 201, Calculus I 3
PSC 201, 202, General College Physics I, II 8
Total 54

Sample Four-Year Course Sequence for Biology:  Biology/Chemistry

Freshman Year: Junior Year:
BIO 101, Introduction to Biology BIO 301, Microbiology
BIO 103, General Zoology MTH 201, Calculus I
CH 101, 102, General Chemistry I, II PSC 201, 202, General College Physics I, II
Prerequisite math, if necessary (MTH 103, 151)  
   
Sophomore Year: Senior Year:
BIO 204, 25, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, II CH 401, Biochemistry
CH 305, Organic Chemistry I and Lab  
CH 306, Organic Chemistry II and Lab  
MTH 160, Statistics