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Biochemistry

For students attending: Oakton Community College
Who plan to major in: Biochemistry

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in EGL 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 113-242, except 150, 210, and 212), History, Humanities, or Philosophy (not 105). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 230, 231, or 240), Social Sciences (not 240), or Sociology (not 240).  
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.

II. Required courses for the Biochemistry degree:

OAKTON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 250 Calculus I MATH 151
MAT 251 Calculus II MATH 152
MAT 252 Calculus III MATH 251
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
CSC 155 C++ Computer Science I CS 105
CHM 121 General College Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 122 General College Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 221 or 223 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHM 222 or 224 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240
BIO 104 Human Genetics BIOL 214
BIO 122 General College Biology II BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 251 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018