Quality Education in the Benedictine Tradition
Having the opportunity to stay in contact with students, once they have moved on, has been a very rewarding experience to me as professor.
Dr. Stephen M. Jodis, DeanThe Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and ComputingPhone: (724) firstname.lastname@example.org
Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing
The Saint Vincent College Chemistry Department seeks to provide students with a solid foundation in chemistry set in the broad context of the liberal arts. We provide our graduates with knowledge of chemical principles, laboratory skills, communication skills, and research experiences so that they can pursue a variety of career possibilities in chemistry, biochemistry, and environmental chemistry.
Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry (B.S.)Biochemistry Major Requirements (75 credits):BL 150,152 General Biology I and II - 6 creditsBL 151,153 General Biology I and II Laboratory - 2 creditsBL 208 Cell Biology - 3 creditsBL 209 Cell Biology Laboratory - 1 creditBL 214 Molecular Genetics - 3 credits BL 215 Molecular Genetics Laboratory - 1 creditCH 101-102 General Chemistry I, II* - 6 creditsCH 103-104 General Chemistry Laboratory I, II* - 2 creditsCH 221-222 Organic Chemistry I, II - 6 creditsCH 223-224 Organic Chemistry Laboratory I, II - 2 creditsCH 231-232 Physical Chemistry I, II - 6 creditsCH 233 Physical Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 creditCH 242 Instrumental Analysis - 2 creditsCH 251 Proteins and Metabolism - 3 creditsCH 253 Proteins and Metabolism Laboratory - 1 creditCH 252 Nucleic Acids and Membranes - 3 creditsCH 254 Nucleic Acids and Membranes Laboratory - 1 creditCH 282 Advanced Physical Methods - 2 creditsCH 301 Research Laboratory - 2 creditsCH 300, 302 Research Seminar I, II - 2 creditsMA 111-113 Calculus I, II, III* - 12 creditsPH 111-112 General Physics I, II - 6 creditsPH 113-114 General Physics Laboratory I, II - 2 credits
*General Chemistry I & II with Laboratory fulfill the Natural Science core requirement. Calculus I fulfills the Mathematics core requirement.
Electives (1 credit)
Requirements for Minor in Biochemistry (28 credits):CH 101-102 General Chemistry I, II - 6 creditsCH 103-104 General Chemistry Laboratory I, II - 2 creditsCH 216 Quantitative Analysis - 3 creditsCH 218 Quantitative Analysis Laboratory - 1 creditCH 221-224 Organic Chemistry I, II, with Laboratory - 8 creditsCH 251, 253 Proteins and Metabolism with Laboratory - 4 creditsCH 252, 254 Nucleic Acids and Membranes with Laboratory - 4 credits
FallCH 101 General Chemistry I - 3 creditsCH 103 General Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 creditMA 111 Calculus I - 4 creditsBL 150 General Biology I - 3 creditsBL 151 General Biology I Laboratory - 1 creditEL 102 Language & Rhetoric - 3 creditsTotal Fall 15 credits
SpringCH 102 General Chemistry II - 3 creditsCH 104 General Chemistry II Laboratory - 1 creditMA 112 Calculus II - 4 creditsBL 152 General Biology II - 3 creditsBL 153 General Biology II Laboratory - 1 creditTH 119 First Theology - 3 creditsSocial Sciences - 3 creditsTotal Spring 18 credits
Total Freshman Year 33 credits
All students will take one three (3) credit course designated as a Freshman Seminar which will satisfy a Core Curriculum requirement.