Biochemistry Sample Schedule

This is a sample schedule of how one could arrange a well-balanced curriculum for a major in  Molecular Biology, Biochemistry Track. We recommend students enroll in no more than 6 - 8 credits of science/math each term. Also, make sure to balance all labs across several terms.

Please note: The following schedule is only a suggestion for completing a major in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry Track. There are many other ways to organize the courses. You should work with one of our Bio. Science Advisors to create a plan suitable for you and your specific educational plans.

Year One

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
BIOSC 0150
CHEM 0110
WorkCmp
GenEd
Elective
3
4
3
3
1
  *BIOSC 005X
BIOSC 0160
CHEM 0120
SemComp
GenEd
Elective
1
3
4
3
3
1
Total

14

   Total

15

*BIOSC 0050 or 0058


Year Two

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
*BIOSC 006X
MATH 0220
CHEM 0310
GenEd 
Elective
Elective
4
3
1
3
3
2
  MATH 0230
CHEM 0320
CHEM 0345
GenEd 
Elective
Elective
4
3
2
3
3
2
Total

16

   Total

17

*BIOSC 0067 or 0068


Year Three

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
BIOSC 1810
BIOSC 0350
PHYS 0110 / 0174
GenEd 
GenEd 
3
3
3 / 4
3
3
  BIOSC 1820
BIOSC 1830 or *PHYS 0212 / 0219
PHYS 0111 / 0175
GenEd 
Elective
3
3 / 2
3
3
3
Total

15 - 16

   Total

15 - 16

*Not required for major. Only if applying to medical, dental, physical therapy, optometry, or (some) veterinary schools.


Year Four

Fall Semester

  

Spring Semester

Course Credits    Course Credits
BIOSC 1940
BIOSC 1950
BIOSC Elect.
GenEd 
GenEd 
3
2
3
3
3
  BIOSC 1470
BIOSC 1580
BIOSC (Writ)
GenEd 
Elective or *BIOSC 1830
Elective
3
1
1
3
3
3
Total

14

   Total

14

*If took PHYS 0212/0219 Jr. year.