Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

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/Biotechnology concentration 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.

State Mandated Common Course Prerequisites

Students should complete the following prerequisite courses listed below at the lower level prior to entering the university. These include two semesters each of General Chemistry lecture and lab, Organic Chemistry lecture and lab, Calculus, and General Physics lecture and lab. If these courses are not taken at the community college, they must be completed before the degree is granted. Unless stated otherwise, a grade of "C" is the minimum acceptable grade.

Total Major Hours: 63 Hours

Concentration Core

Students are required to complete 39 credits of degree applicable Chemistry coursework.

Concentration Core Courses - 54 Hours

Concentration Elective Courses - 9 Hours

Minimum of 9 hours selected from the following:

Other suggested electives important for advanced studies in Biochemistry:

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