Jun 24, 2018  
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018

Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration, B.S.


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Curriculum Requirements


1. 123 Semester Hours:


A minimum of 123 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 )  

=* BIOL 1100  -  General Biology ( 3 )  

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

*  ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

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

*  ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

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

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

+  CHEM 3100  -  Organic Chemistry I ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 3330  -  Organic Chemistry Laboratory I ( 1 )  

=  PHYS 2110  -  General Physics I ( 4 )  

* UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 3120  -  Organic Chemistry II ( 3 )  

=  PHYS 2120  -  General Physics II ( 4 )  

* MFL- Modern Foreign Language III (3)

* MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall Semester

CHEM 4030  -  Physical Chemistry for the Life Sciences ( 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 4510  -  Biochemistry II ( 3 )  

& BIOL 2200  -  Molecular Biology of Cells I ( 3 )  

& BIOL 3100  -  Genetics ( 4 )  

+  CHEM 4400  -  CHEM 4400 ( 4 )  

*  PEDU 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Senior Year

Fall Semester

+ CHEM 4910  -  Undergraduate Honors Seminar ( 1 )  

+  CHEM 4550  -  Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ( 3 )  

* BIOL 4620  -  Bioethics ( 3 )  

*  HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

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

*  HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

&  BIOL 3200  -  General Microbiology ( 4 )  

Spring Semester

+  CHEM 4800  -  Chemistry Research Literature ( 3 )  

&  BIOL 4200  -  Introduction to Biostatistics ( 3 )  

+  CHEM 4700  -  Introduction to Research ( 3 )  

* Social Science GEC Requirement (3)

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 128

Distribution of Hours:

* Core Curriculum Courses/GEC Requirements - 45

+ Required Chemistry Courses for Biochemistry concentration - 46

& Advanced Biology Courses for Biochemistry concentration - 22

= Required cognitive course for Biochemistry concentration - 22

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