Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry - Biochemistry Option

Requirements (102-109 units)

Total units required for graduate: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in Chemistry - Biochemistry Option (Program Code: CBIO)

Lower-division requirements (64-66)
CHEM 215General Chemistry I: Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding6
CHEM 216General Chemistry II: Principles of Chemical Reactions6
MATH 211Basic Concepts of Calculus4
MATH 212Calculus II4
MATH 213Calculus III4
One year of introductory physics. CSUSB physics sequences that satisfy this requirement are:13-15
Sequence A:
Basic Concepts of Physics I
Basic Concepts of Physics II
Basic Concepts of Physics III
Sequence B:
General Physics I
General Physics II
General Physics III
BIOL 200Biology of the Cell5
BIOL 201Biology of Organisms5
BIOL 202Biology of Populations5
Organic Chemistry. A minimum of 12 units chosen from:12
Organic Chemistry I Lecture
Organic Chemistry I Lab
Organic Chemistry II Lecture
Organic Chemistry II Lab
Organic Chemistry III Lecture
Organic Chemistry III Lab
Note: Organic Chemistry requirement may be met by taking CHEM 321, CHEM 322, and CHEM 323.
Upper-division requirements (38-40)
CHEM 345Modern Quantitative Analysis5
CHEM 436ABiochemistry I4
CHEM 436BBiochemistry I1
CHEM 437ABiochemistry II3
CHEM 437BBiochemistry II1
CHEM 438ABiochemistry III3
CHEM 438BBiochemistry III1
Ten units chosen from Group A or B below:10
Group A:
Physical Chemistry for Biochemists I
Physical Chemistry for Biochemists II
Group B:
Physical Chemistry I
Physical Chemistry II
CHEM 470Bioinorganic Chemistry3-5
or CHEM 475 Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 590AChemistry Seminar I1
CHEM 590BChemistry Seminar II1
BIOL 300Cell Physiology5
Total Units102-106