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BS in Biochemistry


The Chemistry program is designed to provide an educational experience with considerable depth in science and mathematics.

Natural science requirement
The natural science requirement is met with CHEM 101 with 101L, or CHEM 111 with 111L.

Writing-intensive course requirement
The writing-intensive course requirement is met with CHEM 305.



CHEM 111, 111L Chemistry Principles I & Lab
CHEM 112, 112L Chemistry Principles II & Lab
CHEM 303, 303L Organic Chemistry I & Lab
CHEM 304, 304L Organic Chemistry II & Lab
CHEM 305, 305L Quantitative Analysis & Lab
CHEM 307, 307L Instrumental Analysis & Lab
CHEM 308, 308L Physical Chemistry & Lab
CHEM 403, 403L Advanced Biochemistry I & Lab
CHEM 404, 404L Advanced Biochemistry II & Lab
BIOL 209 Principles of Biology II
BIOL 402 Genetics

Plus choose two of the following:

BIOL 307 Introduction to Microbiology
BIOL 311 Botany
BIOL 400 Cell Biology
BIOL 401 Comparative Physiology
BIOL 403 Developmental Biology

Plus Physical Sciences II Minor:

PHYS 101 General Physics I
PHYS 102 General Physics II
MATH 121 Calculus I
MATH 220 Calculus II
CIS 131 Scientific Computer Programming

General Education Requirements

Traditional Undergraduate Program, and the Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies Undergraduate Program. Prospective students should apply to the program whose curriculum and services best meets their needs.

  • The Traditional Undergraduate Program has degree requirements and services designed for the 18-22 year old student. Most traditional undergraduates live in residence halls and are enrolled full-time. A full range of student life activities and student services are available to students in this program, including the Core Program in the Liberal Arts, the John Belk International Program and the Honors Program. 
  • The Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies Undergraduate Program has degree requirements and services designed for the adult learner. Most Hayworth undergraduates are employed full-time and enrolled part-time. The Hayworth School also admits those persons wishing to take undergraduate courses as a non-degree candidate. The Hayworth School of Graduate & Continuing Studies realizes the demands that adult students face and assists with study plans, individual student advising and programs designed with flexibility to meet the specific needs of the adult learner. Classes meeting Hayworth degree requirements and several majors and minors are scheduled in the evenings for the convenience of students employed during the day.

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