Undergraduate Catalog 2013-14

Majors

Chemistry (CHM) with a concentration in Biochemistry/Biotechnology (CBY)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

8 Semester Plan

120 Credit Hours

CIP Code: 40.0501 (Track 1 of 2)

College of Arts & Sciences

http://chemistry.usf.edu/undergraduate/degree/ba/

Concentration Description

The Biochemistry emphasis option offers a unique opportunity for students to pursue later studies and/or professional emphasis in Biochemistry and Biotechnology along with a strong foundation in the chemical knowledge and skills that are essential to these areas.

Total Major Hours: 21 Hours

Concentration Core Courses - 12 Hours

Concentration Elective Courses - 9 Hours

Minimum of 9 hours selected from the following:

Other suggested electives important for advanced studies in Biochemistry:

Research Opportunities

All undergraduate students in any degree program can participate in undergraduate research. There are a number of options to receive academic credit for a mentored research experience and to have the experience show on the official transcript. Students who wish to enroll in an undergraduate research course should consult with their academic advisor to understand how the credit will apply towards the degree requirements. If no credit is needed, students may be eligible to enroll in the 0-credit IDS 2912 or IDS 4914 courses. These courses will not impact degree credits or GPA but will show on an official transcript and document the experience. The Office for Undergraduate Research will assist students in understanding the various course options.

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