CHEM 4311. BIOCHEMISTRY I. 3 Hours.
The chemistry of the sugars, amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids, followed by an introduction to enzyme chemistry. The major metabolic pathways of the cell, glycolysis, TCA cycle, and pentose phosphate pathway. Auditing of this class is NOT permitted. Prerequisite: CHEM 2322, with a grade of "C" or better.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry offers four programs of study leading to a bachelor's degree and two leading to both a bachelor's and master's degree. They are the Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry - American Chemical Society certified, the Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry - American Chemical Society certified, the Bachelor of Science in Biological Chemistry a combined Bachelor of Science-Master of Science in Chemistry, and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering.