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Biochemistry BS - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 04.14 BIOCHEMISTRY, CIP: 26.0202 Biochemistry)

Department of Biochemistry

955 Main Street, Suite 4102
Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, NY 14203

Mark R. O'Brian
Chair

Alfred S. Ponticelli
Director of Undergraduate Education

Associated Subjects

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 200LLB Evolutionary Biology M/SLI1 5
CHE 101LLR General Chemistry & CHE 113 Lab M/SLI2 5
MTH 121LR Surv Calculus & Appl 1 or MTH 141LR College Calculus 1 M or MQR 4 or 4
UB Seminar UBS 3
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 201LEC Cell Biology M 3
BIO 211LAB Cell Biology Lab M 1
CHE 102LLR General Chemistry & CHE 114 Lab M 5
MTH 122LR Surv Calculus & Appl 2 or MTH 142LR College Calculus 2 M or M 4 or 4
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
Total Credits: 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 201LLR Organic Chemistry I M 5
PHY 107LR General Physics 1 or PHY 101LR College Physics/ PHY 151 M or M 4 or 5
Pathway DIV/P 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15 or 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
CHE 202LLR Organic Chemistry II M 5
PHY 102LR College Physics/PHY 152 or PHY 108LR General Physics 2/PHY 158 M or M 5 or 5
ENG 285 or equivalent CL2 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
BCH 401LEC Introduction to Research M 1
BCH 403LEC Biochemical Principles M 4
CHE 319LEC Physical Chemistry Lec/349 M 3
Pathway P 3
Pathway P 3
Upper Level Science Elective M 3
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BCH 404SEM Research Topics in Biochemistry I M 3
BCH 498TUT Undergraduate Research M 3
Upper Level Science Elective M 3
Pathway P 3
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 13

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
BCH 405SEM Research Topics in Biochemistry II M 3
BCH 498TUT Undergraduate Research (1-8 credits) M 3
Upper Level Science Elective M 3
Restricted CHE Elective E 3
Upper Level Science Elective M 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BCH 407SEM Research Seminar Evaluations M 1
BCH 410LEC Biomed Genetics M 3
BCH 498TUT Undergraduate Research M 2
Upper Level Science Elective M 3
Elective E 3
Total Credits: 12
Total Credits Required for Degree:
122
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: May 26, 2020 15:54:14