B.S. in Chemistry-Biology

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements 16
Medical Ethics
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement 13
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Core Requirements
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CHE 231Organic Chemistry I4
CHE 232Organic Chemistry II3
CHE 321Analytical Chemistry I3
CHE 418Chemical Information 21
CHE 476Biochemistry I3
CHE 491Seminar in Chemistry1
CRL 103Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB)1
CRL 104Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB)1
CRL 231Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab2
CRL 321Analytical Chemistry I Lab 22
BIO 110General Biology3
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I3
MAT 161Calculus I4
Other Major Requirements
BIO 217General Zoology3
BIO 220Cell Physiology3
BIO 230Genetics3
BIO 357Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy4
BIO 448Animal Development4
BIO 468Comparative Vertebrate Physiology4
or BIO 469 Human Physiology
CHE 341Physical Chemistry I4
CRL 476Experimental Biochemistry I Lab2
Select one of the following sequences:8
General Physics I
and General Physics II
Physics I
and Physics II
Concentration Electives 2
Selected from upper-division chemistry and biology courses9-10
Total Minimum Credits Required120

Students in the Chemistry-Biology curriculum must take PHI 371 as a humanities or interdisciplinary general education requirement.


Students may, with the permission of the department chair and the coordinator of the pre-medical program, substitute an approved 6-12 credit internship for selected requirements and concentration electives. The courses with this footnote would be replaced by the internship (12 credits).

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.