Biochemistry*

Major preparation requirements

  • One year of calculus (2 semesters/3 quarters)
  • One year of general chemistry with lab
  • One year of biology with lab for the major (cellular, molecular, genetic)
  • One year of organic chemistry with lab
  • Two semesters/two quarters of calculus-based physics
  • Multivariable calculus
  • Linear algebra

Required by end of spring before transfer

  • One year of calculus
  • One year of general chemistry with lab
  • One year of biology with lab for the major
  • One year of organic chemistry with lab

Additional strongly recommended courses prior to transfer

  • Two semesters/two quarters of calculus-based physics with lab
  • Multivariable calculus
  • Linear algebra

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*This major is highly selective. Demand for this major significantly exceeds space available.

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