Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - Biochemistry Option

Requirements (109-113 units)

Total units required for graduation: 180-181

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

Lower-division requirements (52-54)
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 for at least 13 quarter units. 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
Upper-division requirements (57-61)
CHEM 321Principles of Organic Chemistry I5
CHEM 322Principles of Organic Chemistry II5
CHEM 323Principles of Organic Chemistry III5
Note: Subject to departmental approval the organic chemistry requirement may be met with the following:
Organic Chemistry I Lecture
Organic Chemistry I Lab
Organic Chemistry II Lecture
Organic Chemistry II Lab
Organic Chemistry III Lecture
Organic Chemistry III Lab
Intermediate Organic Chemistry
CHEM 345Modern Quantitative Analysis5
CHEM 436ABiochemistry I4
CHEM 436BBiochemistry I1
CHEM 437ABiochemistry II3
CHEM 437BBiochemistry II1
CHEM 438ABiochemistry III3
CHEM 438BBiochemistry III1
Ten units choose 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
One course chosen from:4-6
Human Physiology for Biology Majors
Molecular Biology
Biology of Stem Cells
Comparative Animal Physiology
Comparative Plant Physiology
Principles of Development
CHEM 599Undergraduate Comprehensive Examination (covering the major field of study, to be taken during the senior year)0
Total Units109-115