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Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Schedules for Biochemistry Degrees

RebeccaEckerd College offers two Bachelor of Science (B.S.) biochemistry programs, including one certified by the American Chemical Society (ACS). The main differences in the requirements for the two programs are as follows:

Uncertified Degree: 13 core courses + 3 biology courses

Certified Degree: 15 core courses + 2 biology courses
+ 1 chemistry research project

The schedules below are for students wanting either a certified or uncertified biochemistry degree. The required biology courses are not listed, as they can be taken almost any year.

Uncertified B.S. Degree
Recommended for pre-medical students!

First Year

General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Calculus I
Calculus II

Second Year

Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Physics I
Physics II

Third Year

Physical Chemistry I
Analytical Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis

Fourth Year

Biochemistry I
Biochemistry II

Certified B.S. Degree
First Year

General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Calculus I
Calculus II

Second Year

Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Physics I
Physics II

Third Year

Physical Chemistry I
Physical Chemistry II
Analytical Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis

Fourth Year

Biochemistry I
Biochemistry II
Adv. Inorganic Chemistry
Research Project

Specific courses required for all chemistry majors can be found on these Web pages.

Biochemistry at Eckerd

Eckerd College is one of only two Florida colleges where a student can earn an ACS-certified biochemistry degree.

The James Center

Center for Molecular and Life Sciences

Equipped with the latest in eco-conscious innovations, educational technology and scientific instrumentation, the James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences will advance our efforts to prepare tomorrow’s leaders in the sciences, and will quickly become the hub of the Natural Sciences at Eckerd College. Discover the James Center.