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    University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  Jan 22, 2018
Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 Previous Edition

Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration, B.S.

Degree Requirements

A Major in Chemistry leading to the ACS-certified B.S. degree with a Concentration in Biochemistry requires a minimum of 48 credit hours of chemistry courses. 

Students wishing to pursue the non-ACS-certified B.S. degree with a Concentration in Biochemistry follow the same requirements as the ACS-certified degree below with the following exceptions: (1) a minimum of 44 credit hours in chemistry are required, and (2) CHEM 4121  is not required.  

General Education Courses (37-43 credit hours)

For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program 


*Students may attempt CHEM 1251 , CHEM 1251L , CHEM 1252 , CHEM 1252L , CHEM 2131 , CHEM 2131L , CHEM 2132 , CHEM 2132L , and CHEM 3111  a total of three times each. Withdrawing from the course after the Add/Drop deadline constitutes an attempt, as does receiving any letter grade.

**BIOL 3900  may be substituted for CHEM 4900  with special permission from the Department of Chemistry.

Related Courses (31 credit hours)

Mathematics Courses (12 credit hours)

Unrestricted Elective Courses

As needed.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours

Honors Program

For details about the Honors Program in Chemistry, visit the program page .

Suggested Curriculum

For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at  Consultation with an advisor is required.