Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 72

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry 5
PHYS 111
PHYS 112
General Physics I
or General Physics with Calculus I and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory
4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
CHEM 215
CHEM 216
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
5
PHYS 121
PHYS 122
General Physics II
or General Physics with Calculus II and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory
or General Physics with Calculus III and General Physics with Calculus III Laboratory
4
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
 Units15
Third Semester
CHEM 233
CHEM 234
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
5
CHEM 321 Quantitative Chemical Analysis 3
MATH 226 Calculus I 3 4
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1)  
 Units15
Fourth Semester
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I 5
CHEM 335 Organic Chemistry II 3
MATH 227 Calculus II 4
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
 Units15
Fifth Semester
CHEM 340 Biochemistry I 3
CHEM 343 Biochemistry I Laboratory 3
GWAR Elective 3-4
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15-16
Sixth Semester
CHEM 300 General Physical Chemistry I 3
CHEM 341 Biochemistry II 3
Major Electives (At Least 15 Units Total) 6 3
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
CHEM 301 General Physical Chemistry II 3
Major Electives (At Least 15 Units Total) 6 3
SF State Studies or University Elective-Take Three 9
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Major Electives (At Least 15 Units Total) 6 6
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-121