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Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry

For students attending: Triton College
Who plan to major in: Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry


I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in RHT 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one 3 credit hour course from the following subjects: ART (any course from 111-114); ENG (any course from 101-296); HIS; HUM; MUS 215 or 216; PHL (not 102).
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one 3 credit hour course from the following subjects: ANT; ECO 102 or 103; GEO 104-106; PSC; PSY 100-296; SOC 100-296; or SSC. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.
  • E. Free Electives - Choose two courses with an IAI designation.

II. Required courses for the Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry degree:


MAT 131 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MAT 133 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MAT 235 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MAT 341 Differential Equations MATH 252
PHY 106 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 107  General Physics II PHYS 221 
CHM 140 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 141 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 234 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHM 235 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240
BIS 150 or BIS 101 Principles of Biology I or Human Biology BIOL 107 or BIOL 115
CIS 121 Introduction to Programming CS 105
CIS 263 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 295 Data Structures with C++ CS 331
Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018.