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Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 Previous Edition

Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration, B.S.

Degree Requirements

A Major in Chemistry leading to the ACS-certified B.S. degree with a Concentration in Biochemistry requires a minimum of 48 credit hours of chemistry courses. 

Students wishing to pursue the non-ACS-certified B.S. degree with a Concentration in Biochemistry follow the same requirements as the ACS-certified degree below with the following exceptions: (1) a minimum of 44 credit hours in chemistry are required, and (2) CHEM 4121  is not required.  

General Education Courses (37-43 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program 


*Students may attempt CHEM 1251 , CHEM 1251L , CHEM 1252 , CHEM 1252L , CHEM 2131 , CHEM 2131L , CHEM 2132 , CHEM 2132L , and CHEM 3111  a total of three times each. Withdrawing from the course after the Add/Drop deadline constitutes an attempt, as does receiving any letter grade.

**BIOL 3900  may be substituted for CHEM 4900  with special permission from the Department of Chemistry.

Related Courses (31 credit hours)

Unrestricted Elective Courses

As needed.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours

Honors Program

For details about the Honors Program in Chemistry, visit the program page .

Suggested Curriculum

For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.  Consultation with an advisor is required.