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Curriculum for the B.S. in Biochemistry and M.S. in Education

Suggested Sequence for the Dual Degree - 160 Credits

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Freshman Year (Fall) Credits
CHEM 121/121L Chemistry I/Lab 5
BIOL 111/111L Biology I/Lab 4
UCOR 101 Thinking & Writing 3
MATH 115 Calculus I 4
COSC 030 Research/Info Skills 1
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17
Freshman Year (Spring) Credits
CHEM 122/122L Chemistry II/Lab 5
BIOL 112/112L Biology II/Lab 4
UCOR 102 Imaginative Literature & Critical Writing 3
MATH 116 Calculus II 4
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16
Sophomore Year (Fall) Credits
CHEM 211H/211HL Honor's Organic Chemistry I/Lab 4
PHYS 111 General Analytical Physics I 4
UCOR Theology Requirement 3
UCOR 132 Basic Philosophical Questions 3
MATH 215 Calculus III 4
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18
Sophomore Year (Spring) Credits
CHEM 212H/212HL Honor's Organic Chemistry II/Lab 4
PHYS 212 General Analytical Physics II 4
CHEM 230L Research Lab Techniques 2
ENGL 302W Science Writing 3
GENL General Elective 3
SPRG 105 Career Development Seminar 1
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17
Junior Year (Fall) Credits
CHEM 321 Physical Chemistry 4
CHEM 423 Analytical Chemistry 3
CHEM 401 Biochemistry I 3
UCOR Ethics Requirement 3
UCOR Global Diversity Requirement 3
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16
Junior Year (Spring) Credits
CHEM 322 Physical Chemistry II 4
CHEM 311 Inorganic Chemistry 3
HIST 307 History of Science 3
UCOR Faith and Reason Requirement 3
UCOR Social Justice Requirement 3
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16
Junior Year (Summer) Credits
CHEM ___ Chemistry Research (optional) 0
UCOR Creative Arts Requirement 3
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3
Senior Year (Fall) Credits
CHEM 325L/R Integrated Lab I 4
CHEM ___ Chemistry Elective* 3
CHEM ___ Chemistry Elective* 3
GENL General Elective 3
GSCE 58x Field Experience 3
GSCE 520 Introduction to Teaching 1
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17
Senior Year (Spring) Credits
CHEM 425L/R Integrated Lab II 4
CHEM 475 Senior Seminar 1
CHEM ___ Chemistry Elective* 3
UCOR 124 Core Earth Science 3
GSPE 529/521 Reading in Sec. Schools or Reading Program Instruction 3
GREV 525 Educational Research Literacy 3
GSCE 570 Gateway 1 Technology 1
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18
Senior Year (Summer) Credits
GESL 508/503/646 Cultural or Multicultural or Intercultural Education Literature 3
GSCE 571 Gateway 2 Diversity 0
GFDE 661/662/625 Disabilities or Gifted or Inclusive
Education (pick two)
6
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9
Fifth Year (Fall) Credits
GSCE 631 Instructional Techniques 3
GSCE 636 Teaching Sec. School Science (Methods) 3
GSCExxx Field Experience 1
GFDE 510 Theories of Teaching (Ed. Psych) 3
GSCE 572 Gateway 3 Readiness for Teaching 0
GSCE 635 Teaching Sec. School Math (optional 3 for math certification) ___
10
Fifth Year (Spring) Credits
GSCExxx Student Teaching 6
GSCE 573 Gateway 4 Leadership 0
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6

The University will offer various courses each semester to satisfy the UCOR requirements. UCOR courses can be taken in any sequence throughout the undergraduate curriculum.

View a complete list of University Core Requirements.

*Chemistry electives include any course numbered CHEM 275, 402, 391, 503, 504, 534, 540, 546, 548, 565, 574, 585, 586, 587.

Note: Undergraduate research is strongly encouraged, especially during the junior year.