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Western Kentucky University

Major In Biochemistry

Major in Biochemistry

The major in biochemistry (reference number 519) requires a minimum of 60 semester hours and leads to a bachelor of science degree. This sequence of required chemistry and biology courses along with elective courses from chemistry, biology and agriculture offer the student a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary training.

Required courses are:

CHEM 120, 121, 222, 223, 330, 340, 341, 342, 343; BIOL 120, 121, 122, 123, 319, 322, 411; BIOL/CHEM 446, 447, 467

In addition to the required courses, students are expected to complete elective courses to total a minimum of 60 semester hours.

Electives:

BIOL 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 309, 310, 327, 328, 330, 331, 350, 399, 400, 407, 412, 450, 475,495; CHEM 399, 420, 430, 435, 412 or (450, 451, 452, 453), 475; AGRI 320, 344, 345, 350, 351, 352, 399, 409, 410, 437, 438, 448, 452, 455, 456; PHYS 335, 431

Plan of study for all the above option: http://www.wku.edu/chemistry/plans_of_study.php

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