Oct 17, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


1. 120 Semester Hours:


A minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better is required. The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.

2. General Education Curriculum


Complete the General Education Curriculum  (GEC) as detailed in the 4-year plan.  Science and mathematics courses required for the major satisfy GEC science and mathematics requirements.

3. Program Requirements:


4. Concentration Requirements


NA

Program Notes:


NA

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan

For key to symbols used, please see ‘key’ below.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

*  CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )   

=*  MATH 2010  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry I ( 4 )  

*UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

*BIOL 1201  -  Principles of Biology: Organisms and Diversity ( 4 )  

 

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

=*  MATH 2020  -  Calculus and Analytic Geometry II ( 4 )  

* ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

&  BIOL 1202  -  Principles of Biology: Molecules and Cells ( 4 )   

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

+  CHEM 3100  -  Organic Chemistry I ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 3330  -  Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ( 1 )  

+  CHEM 3200  -  Inorganic Chemistry ( 4 )  

=  PHYS 2110  -  General Physics I ( 4 )  

ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 3120  -  Organic Chemistry II ( 3 )  
CHEM 3340  -  Organic Chemistry Laboratory II ( 1 )  

MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )  

=  PHYS 2120  -  General Physics II ( 4 )  

BIOL 2200  -  Molecular Biology of Cells I ( 3 )   

Junior Year

Fall Semester

BIOL 3100  -  Genetics ( 4 )    

+  CHEM 4500  -  Biochemistry I ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 4520  -  Biochemistry Laboratory ( 1 )  

+  CHEM 4900  -  Applied Mathematics for Chemists ( 2 )  

+  CHEM 2020  -  Quantitative Analysis ( 4 )  

*  HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

Spring Semester

+ CHEM 4400  -  Instrumental Analysis ( 4 )  
PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  
MFL 1192  -  Elementary (Critical Language) II ( 3 )  
CHEM 4030  -  Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences ( 4 )  
CHEM 4510  -  Biochemistry II ( 3 )   

Senior Year

Fall Semester

+ CHEM 4920  -  Chemistry Undergraduate Seminar ( 2 )   

* BIOL 4620  -  Bioethics ( 3 )  

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

*  HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )   or

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

CHEM 4700  -  Introduction to Research ( 3 )  

 

Spring Semester

* Social Science GEC Requirement (3)

+  CHEM 4800  -  Chemistry Research Literature ( 3 )  

&  BIOL 4200  -  Introduction to Biostatistics ( 3 )  

+  CHEM- Elective (3)

BIOL 3200  -  General Microbiology ( 4 )  

 

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

Distribution of Hours:

* Core Curriculum Courses/GEC Requirements - 46

+ Required Chemistry Courses for Biochemistry concentration - 47

& Advanced Biology Courses for Biochemistry concentration - 23

= Required cognitive course for Biochemistry concentration - 8

 

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