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    Jul 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Chemistry-ACS, Biochemistry Emphasis, B.S.

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Hope College also offers an ACS-certified B.S. degree with biochemistry option if the following requirements are met in addition to the regular BS degree requirements listed above (with the exception that Physical Chemistry II lecture and lab are not required):

Three credits of advanced biology, from among

One Additional Full-Semester Advanced Lecture Courses

A student must also take the equivalent of at least one additional full-semester advanced lecture courses from the list below (CHEM 335  can only be counted once, either for advanced biology or for advanced chemistry). Full courses include:

Two half-semester courses can also count as one full-semester course.

The half-semester courses include:

In Addition

In addition to the lecture courses, an ACS-certified major requires that a student have 400 contact hours of laboratory experience beyond General Chemistry. Laboratory coursework must include analytical, biochemistry, organic and physical chemistry lab. Research experience may count for up to 84 hours if a student prepares a well-written, comprehensive and well-documented research report.

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