Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and Stretch English

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

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 1 3
MATH 197 Prelude to Calculus I (Prerequisite for CHEM 115 and MATH 226) 2,3 3
GE Area A 4 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Second Semester
CHEM 115 General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry (Major Lower-Division) 5
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
MATH 198 Prelude to Calculus II (Prerequisite for MATH 226, B4) 2,3 3
GE Area A 3
 Units14
Third Semester
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Lower-Division, B4) 2,3 4
CHEM 215
CHEM 216
General Chemistry II: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts
and General Chemistry II Laboratory: Quantitative Applications of Chemistry Concepts (Major Lower-Division)
5
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
CHEM 233
CHEM 234
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (Major-Lower Division)
5
CHEM 321 Quantitative Chemical Analysis 3
MATH 227 Calculus II (Major Lower-Division) 4
Select One Set of Courses (Major Lower-Divison): 5 4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory (B1, B3)
 
General Physics with Calculus I
and General Physics with Calculus I Laboratory (B1, B3)
 
 Units16
Fifth Semester
BIOL 230 Introductory Biology I (Major Lower-Division) 5
CHEM 335 Organic Chemistry II (Major Upper-Division) 3
Select One Set of Courses (Major Lower-Divison): 5 4
General Physics II
and General Physics II Laboratory
 
General Physics with Calculus II
and General Physics with Calculus II Laboratory
 
General Physics with Calculus III
and General Physics with Calculus III Laboratory
 
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
CHEM 300 Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences I (Major Upper-Division) 6 3
CHEM 340 Biochemistry I (MAjor Upper-Division) 3
GWAR Elective 7,8 3-4
Major Electives (15 Units Total) - Take One 7 3
GE Area C 3
 Units15-16
Seventh Semester
CHEM 341 Biochemistry II (Major Upper-Division) 3
CHEM 343 Biochemistry I Laboratory (Major Upper-Division) 3
Major Electives (15 Units Total) - Take One 7 3
GE Area F ± 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 9 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
CHEM 301 Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences II (Major Upper-Division) 6 3
Major Electives (15 Units Total) - Take Two 7 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 9 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 9 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-121