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Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics

For students attending: Triton College
Who plan to major in: Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics


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.

II. Required courses for the Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics 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 
PHY 108 General Physics III PHYS 223
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
BIS 150  Principles of Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIS 101 Human Biology BIOL 115 and 117
BIS 222 Principles of Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225
CIS 121
Introduction to Programming CS 105

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

Updated October 2018.