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2013-2014 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors

Chemistry: Biochemistry Track

Program Director: Jerry Seebach (gseebach@transy.edu)
Office: Brown Science 217
Phone: 233-8168

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Students who are planning on taking Principles of Chemistry I should have the equivalent of a 23 on their ACT Math subscore OR have completed a college level mathematics course (either Functions or its equivalent ) to enhance their mathematical skills.

Chemistry: Biochemistry Track Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
CHEM 1055 Chemistry I CHEM 1065 Chemistry II NS 2294 Special Topics (1) OR
BIO 1044 Biological Interactions MATH 1304 Calculus I OR General Elective
  MATH 1324 Calculus II  

 
Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
CHEM 2155 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 2165 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 2294 Special Topics (1) OR
MATH 1324 Calculus II BIO 2304 Cell & Molecular Biology Biology Elective
BIO 2024 Genetics    

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
CHEM 3115 Quantitative Analytical Chemistry OR BIO 4034 Molecular Genetics (2) OR Biology Elective OR
CHEM 3084 Biochemistry CHEM 3165 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics, Kinetics, & Statistical Mechanics Chemistry Elective (1)
PHYS 2115 University Physics I PHYS 2125 University Physics II  

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
CHEM 3115 Quantitative Analytical Chemistry OR BIO 4034 Molecular Genetics (2) OR General Elective
CHEM 3084 Biochemistry CHEM 3165 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics, Kinetics, & Statistical Mechanics  
CHEM 4904 Senior Honors (1) CHEM 4442 Senior Seminar  
  CHEM 4904 Senior Honors (1)  

NOTES:
A Teaching Chemistry major is offered separately to those wishing to enter the field of secondary education in chemistry upon graduation.  Please consult the Teaching Chemistry Sequence if interested.
(1) Not required - Chemistry elective 
(2) Courses offered two our of every three years
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