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Curriculum in Agricultural Biochemistry

Administered by the Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology.

Typical Program for the First Year
Cr. Degree Requirements
9.5 Interpersonal and public communication skills
Engl 150, 250; Sp Cm 212; Lib 160
62-63 Mathematical, physical and life sciences
Math 165, 166, 265 or 266;
Phys 221, 222; Chem 201 (or 177, 178), 177N (or 177L), 210 or 211, 211L, 322L, 324, 325, 331, 331L, 332; Biol 211, 212, 211L or 212L, 313, 314
15 Humanities, ethics, and social sciences
3 cr. in ethics from an approved list; 3 cr. in humanities; 3 cr. in social sciences; 3 cr. in U.S. diversity from an approved list; 3 cr. in international perspectives from an approved list
9 Agricultural sciences
9 cr. from an approved list available in the department. Two courses with environmental awareness emphasis will be chosen from an approved list.
11-13 Agricultural biochemistry
BBMB 101, 102; 404, 405 or 501, 502; 411. Students wishing research experience in agricultural biochemistry are encouraged to enroll in BBMB 499
21.5-22.5 Electives
128 Total credits

Typical Program for the First Year
Cr. Fall
5 General Chemistry:Chem 177M
1 Laboratory in General Chemistry: Chem 177N
4 Calculus I:Math 165
0.5 Library Instruction
3 Principles of Biology:Biol 211
1 Laboratory in General Biology: Biol 211L
1 Introduction to Biochemical Activities: BBMB 101
Cr. Spring
3 General Chemistry:Chem 178
4 Calculus II:Math 166
3 First-Year Composition:Engl 105
3 Principles of Biology:Biol 212
1 Principles of Biology Laboratory : Biol 212L
1 Introduction to Biochemistry: BBMB 102