Course Listing

Students are responsible for tracking their degree progress and for completing their degree requirements. Using the following course forecast information, students will plan ahead and work with their advisor to create and update academic plans.

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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Courses by Term

All information is subject to change

2024-2025 Academic Year

() = prerequisites

SUMMER 2024

BB 401: Research and Scholarship
BI 221: Principles of Biology: Cells (CH 231/261 -- may be taken concurrently)
BI 222: Principles of Biology: Organisms (BI 221 and CH 231/261)
BI 223: Principles of Biology: Populations (BI 221 and CH 231/261)
ST 351: Intro to Statistical Methods
ST 352: Intro to Statistical Methods (ST 351)
WR 227z: Technical Writing (was WR 327 previously)


FALL 2024

BB 332: Molecular Medicine
BB 345: Python for Molecular Biologists
BB 490: Biochemistry 1 (BI 221/222/223 and CH 332 or 336) 
BI 221: Principles in Biology: Cells (CH 231/261)
BI 311: Genetics (BI 221, 222, 223)
BDS 211: Use and Abuse of Data: Critical Thinking in Science (MTH 251 -- may be taken concurrently)
CH 231: General Chemistry (MTH 111z)
CH 261: General Chemistry Lab (co-req CH 231)
CH 324: Quantitative Analysis (CH 233/263)
CH 334: Organic Chemistry (CH 233/263)
CS 162: Introduction to Computer Science II (ENGR 103)
MTH 111z: College Algebra (MTH 95/103 or placement ALEKS of 46%)
MTH 251: Calculus (MTH 112z or placement ALEKS of 75%)
PH 201: General Physics (MTH 111z and MTH 112z)
SOC 204 Introduction to Sociology
ST 351: Introduction to Statistical Methods
WR 227z: Technical Writing (was WR 327 previously)


WINTER 2025

BI 197: Professional Dev 1: Health Professions
BI 222: Principles in Biology: Organisms (BI 221)
BB 314: Cell and Molecular Biology (BI 221, 222, 223, CH 331)
BB 315: Cell and Molecular Biology Lab (BB 314 -- may be taken concurrently)
BB 491: Biochemistry 2 (BB 490)
CH 232: General Chemistry (CH 231/261)
CH 262: General Chemistry Lab (CH 231/261)
CH 335: Organic Chemistry (CH 334)
COMM 111z: Public Speaking
MTH 111z: College Algebra (MTH 103/95 or ALEKS score of 46%)
MTH 112z: Elementary Functions (MTH 111z or ALEKs score 60%)
MTH 251: Calculus (MTH 112 or ALEKS score of 75%)
MTH 252: Calculus (MTH 251)
PH 202: General Physics (PH 201)
SOC 204: Introduction to Sociology (3)
ST 352: Introduction to Statistical Methods (ST 351)
WR 227z: Technical Writing (was WR 327 previously)


SPRING TERM 2025

BB 485: Applied Bioinformatics (BI 221 and BB 345)
BB 492: Biochemistry 3 (BB 490 and BB 491)
BI 223: Principles in Biology (BI 221)
BI 445: Evolution (BI 311)
CH 233: General Chemistry (CH 232/262)
CH 263: General Chemistry Lab (CH 232/262)
CH 336: Organic Chemistry (CH 335)
CH 337: Organic Chemistry (CH 336)
COMM 111z: Public Speaking
MTH 112z: Elementary Functions (MTH 111z or ALEKs score 60%)
MTH 231: Elements of Discrete Mathematics (4)
MTH 252: Calculus (MTH 251)
MB 302: Microbiology (BI 221, 222, 223 CH 332)
MB 303: Microbiology Lab (co-requisite MB 302, and BI 221, 222, 223, CH 332)
PH 203: General Physics (PH 202)
WR 227z: Technical Writing (was WR 327 previously)