Major in Biochemistry

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

BA with a Major in Biochemistry (.pdf)

BA with a Major in Biochemistry

Note: The order of semesters and summer terms has been changed from the print version to accommodate the one-column format of HTML publishing. A conventional Four-Year Plan is available in the .pdf file.

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS
BIOC 2000, Vistas in Biochemistry 1

BIOL 1710, Principles of Biology 3

BIOL 1730, Principles of Biology Laboratory 1

CHEM 1410, General Chemistry, or CHEM 1413, Honors General Chemistry10 3

CHEM 1430, General Chemistry Laboratory 1

ENGL 1310, College Writing I 3

MATH 1650, Pre-Calculus4 5

Total 17

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS
BIOC 2000, Vistas in Biochemistry 1

CHEM 2370, Organic Chemistry 3

CHEM 3210, Organic Chemistry Laboratory20 1

ENGL 2210, World Literature I 3

PHYS 1410, General Physics 3

PHYS 1430, General Physics Laboratory I 1

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

Total 15

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
CHEM 3450, Quantitative Analysis 4

LANG 2040, Foreign Language(intermediate)3 3

BIOL (advanced)22 4

Oral Communication2 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values8 3

Total 17

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

HIST 2610, United States History to 186512 3

BIOL (advanced)21 4

Elective (advanced)16 3

Visual and Performing Arts7 3

Total 16

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
BIOL 2040, Biology of Microorganisms, or BIOL 1720, Principles of Biology II and BIOL 1740, Principles of Biology II Laboratory 4

CHEM 1420, General Chemistry, or CHEM 1423, Honors General Chemistry10 3

CHEM 1440, General Chemistry Laboratory 1

ENGL 1320, College Writing II6 3

MATH 1710, Calculus I4 4

CSCI1 3

Total 18

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
CHEM 2380, Organic Chemistry 3

CHEM 3220, Organic Chemistry Laboratory 1

ENGL 2220, World Literature II 3

PHYS 1420, General Physics II 3

PHYS 1440, General Physics II Laboratory 1

PSCI 1050, American Government II 3

Biology (advanced)27 4

Total 18

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
BIOC 3620, Elementary Biochemistry22 4

BIOC 4570, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Gene 3

BIOC 4580, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Gene Laboratory 1

LANG 2050, Foreign Language(intermediate)3 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values8 3

Total 17

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
CHEM 3530, Physical Chemistry I 4

HIST 2620, United States History Since 186512 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Wellness11 2-3

Total 15-16

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester. Some courses may require prerequisites not listed. See Arts and Sciences folding key (#2) after page 208 for footnotes.

Summary of Degree Requirements:

Biochemistry/Chemistry (18 advanced): 34

Biology Minor (12 advanced): 20

Physics: 8

Core:

English 12

History 6

Political Science 6

Wellness 2-3

Economics 3

Mathematics 7

Understanding of Ideas and Values 6

Visual and Performing Arts 3

Philosophy 3

Foreign Language: 6

Electives: 5-14

Computer Science Competency: 0-3

Oral Communication Skills Competency: 0-3

Note:

42 hours must be advanced; 24 advanced hours must be taken at UNT.

24 of the last 30 hours must be completed at UNT.

Supplemental Information for BA with a Major in Biochemistry

1. Major of 34 hours in biochemistry, of which 18 must be advanced.

2. Required courses: CHEM 1410 or 1413/1430, 1420 or 1423/1440, 2370/3210, 2380/3220, 3450 and 3530; BIOC 2000, 3620, 4570 and 4580; MATH 1650 and 1710; PHYS 1410, 1420, 1430 and 1440. BIOC 4540, 4550 and 4560 may be substituted for BIOC 3620.

3. Minor of 18 hours in biology, including BIOL 3510/3520, plus 8 advanced hours.

4. Other general requirements for the BA degree as specified by the College of Arts and Sciences and the University Core Curriculum .

5. GPA of 2.5 on all advanced courses attempted in the sciences

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