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Biochemistry Course Sequence


Sample 4-Year Course Sequence

Semester 1

Semester 2

   Freshman Year

VERIT 101 Veritas Symposium (3)
Foreign Language I (3)
Introduction to Biology I (4)
General Chemistry I (4)

VTMA 111 Mathematics (3)
Foreign Language II (3)
Introduction to Biology II (4)
General Chemistry II (4)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

    Sophomore Year

Domain Course (3)
Genetics (4)
Organic Chemistry I (4)
Calculus I (4)

VTPH 103 Classical Philosophy (3)
VTCV 102 Origins of the West (3)
Elective (3)
Organic Chemistry II (4)
Calculus II (4)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

    Junior Year

Domain Philosophy (3)
VTCV 201 Imagination/Invention (3)
Domain (Modern Literature/Arts) (3)
Analytical Chemistry (4)
General Physics I (4)

VTTH 203 Christ and the Church (3)
VTAMC 202 American Experience (3)
Biochemistry (4)
General Physics II (4)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events

    Senior Year

VTPH/VTTH 300 Ethics and the Human Good (3)
VTGC 301 America in Global Context (3)
Physical Chemistry I (5)
Molecular and Cellular Biology (4)
Elective (1)

Domain Theology (3)
VTTH 203 Modernity in Literature/Arts (3)
Global Encounters (3)
Domain Social Science (3)
Biology or Chemistry Seminar (1)

3 Cultural Enrichment Events
 


Available elective courses include:

  • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry

  • Analytical Chemistry

  • Cancer Biology

  • Evolution

  • Forensic Chemistry

  • Immunology

  • Instrumental Analysis

  • Macromolecules

  • Microbiology

  • Toxicology

  • Undergraduate Research

  • Virology

Note: Writing intensive course should be completed in the first 30 credits. BIOL 221 Genetics fulfills the requirements for Leadership and Global Encounters that must be met for graduation.


Note that the average full-time student course load per semester is 12-16 credit hours. The Veritas Program is the required liberal arts component of the Mount education.

 
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