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Course Descriptions

A chemistry degree is excellent preparation for medical school and related fields, and also for careers in business, law or education. Many students, including chemistry majors, may be interested in a second major or minor in biochemistry and molecular biology. Other common choices include biology, chemical engineering and mathematics.

CHEM 534 - Biochemical Physiology

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: SeeDept
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: Yes
  • Prerequisites: CHEM 330
  • Corequisites: None

An application of the principles of biochemistry to understanding the chemical aspects of the functioning of living organisms. This course covers topics related to the molecular mechanisms involved in the maintenance of physiological homeostasis, and when appropriate examines current research in the relevant systems. These mechanisms will be organized by the chemical signaling systems responsible for integrating and communicating the response to internal changes and external stimuli.

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