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

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.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
CHE 103 General Chemistry I 3
CRL 103 Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB) 1
MAT 161 Calculus I 4
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
BIO 110 General Biology 3
CHE 104 General Chemistry II 3
CRL 104 Experimental General Chemistry II (LAB) 1
BIO 217 General Zoology 3
MAT 121 Introduction to Statistics I 3
Year Two
CHE 231 Organic Chemistry I 4
CRL 231 Experimental Organic Chemistry I Lab 2
BIO 220 Cell Physiology 3
PHY 130 General Physics I 4
Humanities Gen Ed 3
CHE 232 Organic Chemistry II 3
BIO 230 Genetics 3
PHY 140 General Physics II 4
Diverse Communities Gen Ed 3
Public Speaking Gen Ed 3
Year Three
CHE 321 Analytical Chemistry I 3
CHE 341 Physical Chemistry I 4
CHE 418 Chemical Information 1
BIO 357 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 4
PHI 371 Medical Ethics 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
CRL 321 Analytical Chemistry I Lab 2
BIO 468 Comparative Vertebrate Physiology 4
Arts Gen Ed 3
Behavioral/Social Science Gen Ed 3
BIO or CHE Elective 4
Year Four
CHE 476 Biochemistry I 3
CRL 476 Experimental Biochemistry I Lab 2
Humanities Gen Ed 3
Student Elective 3
Student Elective 3
CHE 491 Seminar in Chemistry 1
BIO 448 Animal Development 4
CHE Elective 3
CHE Elective 3
Student Elective 3
 Total Credits121