2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog - Belmont University

Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (B.S.)

Integrated Major - Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Coordinator for the major: Robert T. Grammer

Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (B.S.) Hours
General Education Core Requirements      61-64
Includes the following requirements:      
    BIO 1110, Principles of Biology I 4    
    MTH 1080, Mathematical Inquiry or
    CSC 1020, Introduction to Computer Science
3    
    PHY 110 & 1120, or 2110 & 2120, Basic or
    General College Physics I & II
8    
    MTH 1130, Pre-calculus or MTH 1210, Calculus 3    
    CAS 4015, Senior Capstone 1    
Major Requirements     55
    CEM 1610, General Chemistry I 4    
    CEM 1620, General Chemistry II 4    
    CEM 3310, Organic Chemistry I 4    
    CEM 3320, Organic Chemistry II 4    
    CEM 4520, Biochemistry II 3    
    CEM 4525, Advanced Laboratory Techniques in Biochemistry 1    
    BMB 1000, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Seminar 1    
    CEM 3510, Biochemistry I 4    
    CEM 3600, Biophysical Chemistry 4    
    BIO 2330, Genetics 3    
    BIO 2120, Microbiology 4    
    BIO 3160, General Physiology 4    
    BIO 3800, Molecular Biology 4    
    BIO 3850, Cellular Biology 4    
    BIO 3040, Cancer Biology or
   
BIO 3140, Immunology or
    BIO 4500, Neurobiology
3    
    BMB 3700, Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I 1    
    BMB 4700, Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II 3    
    BMB 4710, Senior Seminar 0    
Technical Requirements      
    MTH 1130, Pre-Calculus or
    MTH 1210, Calculus I (3 credits - Gen Ed.)
1    
    MTH 1151, Elementary Statistics for the Sciences 3    
    MTH 1160, Biostatistics Lab 1    
Minor Requirements (This major does not require a minor)     0
Electives     4-7
Total     128