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Prerequisite Structure for Transition (Year 0)

M.S. in Chemistry

Fall Semester
MATH 221 Calculus II (4 cr.)*
CHEM 340 Physical Chemistry I (3 cr.)
CHEM 370 Biochemistry I (3 cr.)
CHEM 310 Analytical Chemistry (4 cr.)
Spring Semester
CHEM 341 Physical Chemistry II (3 cr.)
CHEM 311 Instructional Analysis (4 cr.)
Approved Elective (2-4 cr.)

M.S. in Chemistry Concentration in Biochemistry

Fall Semester
MATH 221 Calculus II (4 cr.)*
CHEM 340 Physical Chemistry I (3 cr.)
CHEM 370 Biochemistry I (3 cr.)
CHEM 310 Analytical Chemistry (4 cr.)
Spring Semester
CHEM 311 Instructional Analysis (4 cr.)
Approved Elective (3 cr.)
Approved Elective (3 cr.)

M.S. in Pharmaceutical Biochemistry

Fall Semester
MATH 221 Calculus II (4 cr.)*
CHEM 340 Physical Chem. I (3 cr.)
CHEM 370 Biochemistry I (3 cr.)
CHEM 310 Analytical Chem. (4 cr.)
CHEM 372 Experimental Biochemistry I (2 cr.)
Spring Semester
CHEM 371 Biochemistry II (3 cr.)
CHEM 373 Experimental Biochemistry II (3 cr.)
Approved Elective (3 cr.)

Approved Electives for All Majors

  • CHEM 371 Biochemistry II (3 cr.)
  • CHEM 311 Instructional Analysis (4 cr.)
  • CHEM 421 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry (3 cr.)
  • CHEM 341 Physical Chemistry II (3 cr.)
  • CHEM 310 Analytical Chemistry (4 cr.)
  • CHEM 372 Experimental Biochemistry I (2 cr.)
  • CHEM 347 Biophysical Chemistry (3 cr.)
  • CHEM 430 Advanced Organic Chemistry (3cr)
  • CHEM 373 Experimental Biochemistry II (3 cr.)

* It is highly advisable to take Calculus II prior to entering the program.

For students who entered with a Biology B.S. pursuing an M.S. in Chemistry or Biochemistry.