Oct 23, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020

Specialization in Biochemistry [Science]


Continuation in the Specialization in Biochemistry program requires successful completion of at least ★24 with a minimum GPA of 2.7 in the previous Fall/Winter. In addition, graduation from the program requires a minimum GPA of 2.7 on the last ★60 credited towards the degree.

Year 3


Year 4


  • ★6 in senior-level BIOCH courses (See Note 1)
  • ★3-6 from BIOCH 498  OR BIOCH 499  (OR BIOCH 497 )
  • ★15-18 in Options (See Note 3)
  • ★3 in Group B options (See Note 4)

Notes


  1. Students must receive a grade of not less than C+ in each of 33-36 in BIOCH courses credited towards the degree, as follows: BIOCH 200 ; BIOCH 310 , BIOCH 320  and BIOCH 330 ; four of BIOCH 410 , BIOCH 420 , BIOCH 425 , BIOCH 430 BIOCH 441 BIOCH 450 , BIOCH 455 , BIOCH 465 BIOCH 481  and BIOCH 482 ; BIOCH 401 ; and BIOCH 498  or BIOCH 499  (or BIOCH 497 ).
  2. Students should consult the Department of Biochemistry for advice about course selection throughout the program. Several alternative course schedules are possible.
  3. The Specialization program in Biochemistry includes a total of ★45 in Options. ★6 must be SCIENCE options, ★12 must be ARTS options, and the remainder (★27) may be selected from the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science, or any other Faculty of interest to the student.
  4. Group A options are selected from BIOCH 398 , BIOCH 4XX, CHEM, CMPUT, MATH, PHYS, STAT. Group B options are selected from Group A or BIOIN, CELL, GENET, IMIN, MICRB, PHYSL, PMCOL. Group A and B options may not be junior courses.
  5. Students in the specialization program are required to take at least one of BIOCH 498 , BIOCH 499 , or BIOCH 497 .
  6. Credit in SCI 100 will be considered equivalent to BIOL 107 , CHEM 101 , CHEM 102 , CHEM 164 , MATH 114 , PHYS 124 , PHYS 126 , ★3 junior-level MATH or STAT option and ★3 Science option (see details of courses ).
  7. Credit in SCI 151  will be considered equivalent to ★3 junior level MATH or STAT option and ★3 Science option.