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2024-2025 Catalog

Chemistry - ACS Certified, Biochemistry Concentration, Major


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For program description see Chemistry 

Program Learning Outcomes


Please see the Chemistry - ACS Certified, Major 

Major Requirements (77 units)


Curriculum Map


Freshman Year


Fall Units
Core-B2: CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I   3
CHEM 112 - Laboratory   1
Core-B1: MATH 109 - Calculus & Analytic Geom I  (Prerequisite MATH 108 - Precalculus ) 4
BIOL 105 - Gen Biology - Molec of Life   4
Core: Rhetoric and Composition 4
Total Semester Units 16
Spring Units
CHEM 113 - General Chemistry II   3
CHEM 114 - Laboratory   1
MATH 110 - Calculus & Analytic Geom II   4
BIOL 106 - Gen Biology - Diversity of Life   4
Core - A1: Public Speaking 4
Total Semester Units 16

Sophomore Year


Fall Units
CHEM 230 - Organic Chemistry I   3
CHEM 232 - Organic Chemistry Lab I   1
Core-B2: PHYS 110 - General Physics I  or PHYS 100 - Introductory Physics I   4
Core or Elective 4
Core or Elective 4
Total Semester Units 16
Spring Units
CHEM 231 - Organic Chemistry II   3
CHEM 234 - Organic Chemistry Lab II   1
CHEM 260 - Analytical Chemistry   4
PHYS 210 - General Physics II  or PHYS 101 - Introductory Physics II   4
Core or Elective 4
Total Semester Units 16

Junior Year


Fall Units
CHEM 320 - Inorganic Chemistry I  4
CHEM 350 - Biochemistry I   4
Core or Elective 4
Core or Elective 4
Total Semester Units 16
Spring Units
CHEM 351 - Biochemistry II  4
CHEM 352 - Experimental Biochemistry  4
Core or Elective 4
Core or Elective 4
Total Semester Units 16

Senior Year


Fall Units
CHEM 340 - Physical Chemistry I   4
BIOL 310 - Genetics  4
Core or Elective 4
Core or Elective 4
Total Semester Units 16
Spring Units
CHEM 341 - Physical Chemistry II   4
CHEM 410 - Integrated Laboratory  4
Core or Elective 4
Core or Elective 4
Total Semester Units 16

*This information is subject to change, the curriculum map is a sample, and students should consult with the department for any updated information. 

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