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Biochemistry

For students attending: Waubonsee 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 ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: ART (100-106), ENG (211-265), HIS, HUM, PHL, or RLG.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: ANT, ECN, GEO, IDS (110-220), PSC, PSY (NOT 200), SSC, or SOC. 
  • 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:

WCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 131 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 132 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 233 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 251
MTH 240 Differential Equations MATH 252 (Technical Elect)
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
CHM 121 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 122  Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis  CHEM 125 
CHM 231 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHM 232 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240
BIO 120 Principles of Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 260 Human Structure and Function BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 250 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225
CIS 115 or CIS 110 Introduction to Programming or Business Information Systems CS 105 or CS 110

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

Updated October 2018