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BS in Biochemistry Courses

The Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry major requires the completion of 120 hours of course work. The average course load is 15-16 hours based on eight semesters (suggested four-year plan).

General Education Requirements – 42 credit hours

BIO 114 Principles of Biology I
CH 104 General Chemistry I
CH 114 General Chemistry II
ENG 103 English Composition I

ENG 113 English Composition II
 OR ENG 133 Technical Communication

ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness

INF 103 Information Technology Applications
MA 134 Calculus I
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
SP 203 Effective Speaking
 OR COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
Social Sciences Elective - 3 credit hours

Program Requirements – 78 credit hours

Biochemistry Core

CH 203 Organic Chemistry I
CH 211 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
CH 213 Organic Chemistry II
CH 221 Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
CH 234 Quantitative Chemical Analysis
CH 324 Chemical Instrumental Analysis and Laboratory
CH 434 Biochemistry I
CH 444 Biochemistry II
BIO 324 Microbiology
BIO 343 Cell Biology
BIO 364 Toxicology
BIO 414 Genetics
BIO 454 Molecular Biology
UE 101 University Experience

Choose of the following tracks in addition to the Biochemistry Core

Traditional Track
CH 351 Physical Chemistry I Laboratory
CH 353 Physical Chemistry I
MA 164 Calculus II
MA 213 Calculus III
PH 224 University Physics I
PH 234 University Physics II
SCI 412 Senior Research Seminar
SCI 422 Senior Research Project
Science Elective - 11 credit hours

Physician Assistant/Pre-Health Professional Track
BIO 124 Principles of Biology II
BIO 163 Medical Terminology
BIO 384 Human Anatomy and Physiology I & Laboratory
BIO 394 Human Anatomy and Physiology II & Laboratory
MA 253 Statistics
*SCI 434 Science Internship
**Science Elective - 12 credit hours

*Must give students experience in a health science field
**For students in the accelerated 3 year program, these credits will be their first year in the Trine Physician Assistant program.

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.