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Biochemistry

For students attending: South Suburban 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 ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (103 - 208;  NOT 121), History, Humanities, Humanities and Fine Arts, Music (115, 220, 221, 223), or Philosophy.  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose  one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology or Urban Studies.  
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.

II. Required courses for the Biochemistry degree:

SSC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 190 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 203 Calculus & Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 204 Calculus & Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
CS 121 Computer Programming CS 105
PHY 210 University Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 211 University Physics II PHYS 221
CHM 113 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 114 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 203 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 
CHM 204 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240
BIO 105 General Biology I  BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 115 Body Structure BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 224 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225

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

Updated October 2018