Biochemistry- Bachelor of Arts

For information, contact the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 160 Hughes Laboratories, 513-529-2813.

This program is for students interested in a career in the life or health sciences or biochemistry. Students who anticipate graduate study in biochemistry should elect the B.S. Biochemistry program. Chemistry and required related courses cannot be taken on a credit/no-credit basis.

Program Requirements

(38-39 semester hours, plus 22-23 related hours)

Core Courses
Select one of the following:3-4
College Chemistry
College Chemistry
College Chemistry
Select one of the following:3
College Chemistry
College Chemistry for Majors
College Chemistry
Select one of the following:2
College Chemistry Laboratory for Majors
College Chemistry Laboratory
College Chemistry Laboratory (with approval)
Select one of the following:2
College Chemistry Laboratory
College Chemistry Laboratory
College Chemistry Laboratory (with approval)
Select the following
CHM 251
CHM 252
Organic Chemistry for Chemistry Majors
and Organic Chemistry for Chemistry Majors
6
CHM 254
CHM 255
Organic Chemistry Laboratory for Chemistry Majors
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory for Chemistry Majors
4
CHM 375Analytical Chemistry for Majors3
CHM 432/CHM 532Fundamentals of Biochemistry4
CHM 438Biochemistry Laboratory2
Select one of the following:6
Biophysical Chemistry I
and Biophysical Chemistry II 1
Physical Chemistry for Chemistry Majors
and Physical Chemistry for Chemistry Majors
Select the following
CHM 491Chemistry in Societal Issues3
or CHM 492 Independent Research Capstone in Chemistry
Related Hours
MTH 151
MTH 251
Calculus I
and Calculus II
9
or MTH 249 Calculus II
PHY 191General Physics with Laboratory I5
PHY 192General Physics with Laboratory II5
Additional Course
Select one of the following:3-4
Introduction to Cell Biology
Human Physiology
Genetics
Applied Statistics
Nonparametric Statistics
Introduction to Statistical Modeling
Three credit hours at a 200 level or above in the following departments: BIO, CHM, CPB, GLG, MBI, PHY and STA.
Choices can also be made from
Introduction to Linear Algebra
Elements of Discrete Mathematics
Differential Equations for Engineers
Calculus III
Differential Equations
Total Credit Hours60-62
1

CHM 471/CHM 571 & CHM 472/CHM 572 are preferred

Students seeking the Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry meet the College of Arts and Science writing in the major requirement by completing the following courses: CHM 255, CHM 375, and CHM 491 or CHM 492.