Course Catalog

Listed below are science courses either required or appropriate as electives for undergraduate Biochemistry majors. In some departments, courses are offered only once a year, or only once every other year; the pattern of past offering may indicate likely future availability, but check with your advisor for current information about specific courses. Biology and Chemistry courses numbered 7000 and higher can be taken by qualified undergraduates. Consult with your advisor about requirements and procedures.

Biology

BIO 2105 - General Biology I
BIO 2106 - General Biology II
BIO 3055 - Animal Physiology
BIO 3105 - Biostatistics & Exp Design
BIO 3225 - Intro to Electron Microscopy
BIO 3351 - Genetics
BIO 3455 - Histology
BIO 3595 - General Microbiology
BIO 3755 - Parasitology
BIO 4105 - Bacterial Pathogens

BIO 4205 - Cell Biology
BIO 4251 - Comp Endocrinology
BIO 4252 - Comp Endocrinology Lab
BIO 4285 - Developmental Biology
BIO 4305 - Evolution
BIO 4355 - Experimental Genetics
BIO 4505 - Molecular Biology
BIO 4605 - Neurobiology
BIO 4950 - Cell Signalling In Life & Death
BIO 4950 - Nutritional Biochemistry

Chemistry

CHM 1103 - General Chemistry Lab I
CHM 1104 - General Chemistry Lab II
CHM 1151 - General Chemistry I
CHM 1152 - General Chemistry II
CHM 1301 - Inorganic Chemistry Lab I
CHM 1311 - Inorganic Chemistry I
CHM 1502 - Quant Anal Lab
CHM 1512 - Quantitative Analysis
CHM 2201 - Organic Chemistry Lab I
CHM 2202 - Organic Chemistry Lab II
CHM 2211 - Organic Chemistry I
CHM 2212 - Organic Chemistry II
CHM 3201 - Organic Chemistry Lab I
CHM 3202 - Organic Chemistry Lab II
CHM 3211 - Organic Chemistry I
CHM 3212 - Organic Chemistry II
CHM 3301 - Inorganic Chem Lab II
CHM 3311 - Inorganic Chem II
CHM 3403 - Physical Chem Lab for Majors
CHM 3404 - Phy Chem Lab for Majors II
CHM 3411 - Physical Chemistry I

CHM 3412 - Physical Chemistry II
CHM 3417 - Biophysical Chemistry
CHM 3501 - Instrumental Analysis Lab
CHM 3503 - Bioanalytical Chem Lab
CHM 3511 - Instrumental Analysis
CHM 3514 - Bioanalytical Chemistry
CHM 4222 - Organic Struct Analysis
CHM 4292 - Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHM 4511 - Adv Environmental Chemistry
CHM 4603 - Biochem Tech. and Pract.
CHM 4621 - Biochemistry I: Structure
CHM 4622 - Biochemistry II: Metabolism
CHM 4623 - Biochemistry III
CHM 4631 - Membranes and Receptors
CHM 4633 - Biochemical Parasitology
CHM 4652 - Biochemical Basis of Disease
CHM 4664 - Signal Transduction
CHM 4665 - Enzymes
CHM 4801 - Research I
CHM 4802 - Research II
CHM 4803 - Research III

 

Mathematics

MAT 1310 - Calc Life Sci Appl I
MAT 1315 - Calc Life Sci Appl II
MAT 1500 - Calculus I
MAT 1505 - Calculus II

MAT 2310 - Stat for Experimenters
MAT 2500 - Calculus III
MAT 2705 - Diff Equation with Linear Alg

Physics

PHY 1100 - General Physics I
PHY 1101 - General Physics I Lab
PHY 1102 - General Physics II
PHY 1103 - General Physics II Lab

PHY 2410 - University Phy:Mechanics
PHY 2411 - Lab: Mechanics
PHY 2412 - Univ Physics: Elec & Mag
PHY 2413 - Lab: Elec & Magnetism

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Villanova Biochemistry at a Glance

Degrees Offered: BS

Core Faculty: 14

Undergraduate Majors: 114

Equipment: Complete array of modern instrumentation.

Building:  Mendel Science Center

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