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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biochemistry, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map

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First Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
BIOL 130 - Cellular Perspectives in Biology    3   Gen Ed Elective  3
BIOL 133 - Investigative Biology Laboratory   1   MATH 223 - Calculus I   4
CHEM 111 - General Chemistry I   4   CHEM 112 - General Chemistry II   4
MATH 105 - Pre-calculus   3   Gen Ed Elective and/or OCS Elective 3
COMP 100 - Composition  3   Elective 3

Second Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
BIOL 201 - Cell and Molecular Biology   4   BIOL 340 - Molecular Biology   4
CHEM 221 - Organic Chemistry I   4   CHEM 322 - Organic Chemistry II   4
MATH 224 - Calculus II   4   PHYS 204 - General Physics II   4
PHYS 203 - General Physics I   4   Gen Ed Elective 3
      Gen Ed Elective 3

Third Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
CHEM 331 - Biochemistry I   4   CHEM 332 - Biochemistry II   4
CHEM 361 - Analytical Chemistry I   4   Chemistry selection by advisement  4
BIOL 380 - Cell Biology   4   Gen Ed Elective  3
Elective 3   Biology selection by advisement 4

Fourth Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
CHEM 351 - Physical Chemistry I   3   Chemistry selection by advisement  3
CHEM 354 - Physical Chemistry I Lab   1   Elective 3
CHEM 398 - Senior Undergraduate Seminar   3   Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3   Elective 3
Elective 3      

Total Credits for Degree: 120 

Elective Key and Math Course Guidance

Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attribute(s): Basic Communication (BC3), Mathematics (M3), American History (AM3), World Civilizations (OW3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

OCS Elective: any course that carries an Oral Communication Skills (OCS) attribute. This is a degree requirement  for students matriculating in or after Fall 2020.

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course at the 200- or 300-level. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course at the 200- or 300-level carrying an LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

Math Course Guidance

SUNY Oneonta recognizes that students enter college with different math backgrounds. For guidance on the math course(s) most suited to your preparation and program of study, visit the College's Math Pathways site.

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