Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science

Required Courses

Biology Requirements (29)
BIOL 107General Biol Lecture3
BIOL 109General Biology Lab1
BIOL 115Human Biology3
BIOL 117Human Biology Lab1
BIOL 210Microbiology3
BIOL 214Genetics3
BIOL 401Introductory Biochemistry3
BIOL 402Metabolic Biochemistry3
BIOL 404Biochemistry Laboratory3
BIOL 445Cell Biology3
BIOL 451Biological Literature2
BIOL 495Biology Colloquium1
or CHEM 485 Chemistry Colloquium
Dual Degree Elective (3)
Select three credit hours from the following:3
Population Genetics3
Human Physiology3
Health/Disease in Mod Society3
Nutrition, Metabolism & Health3
Biochemistry Elective (2-3)
Select two to three credit hours2-3
Chemistry Requirements (26)
CHEM 124Princ of Chemistry I with Lab4
CHEM 125Prin of Chemistry II w/Lab4
CHEM 237Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 239Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 240Organic Chemistry Lab2
CHEM 247Analytical Chemistry3
CHEM 343Physical Chemistry I3
CHEM 438Physical Biochemistry3
or CHEM 344 Physical Chemistry II
Physics Requirements (8)
PHYS 123General Physics I: Mechanics4
PHYS 221Gen Physics II: Elect&Magntism4
Mathematics Requirements (17-18)
MATH 151Calculus I5
MATH 152Calculus II5
MATH 251Multivariate & Vector Calculus4
MATH 425Statistical Methods3-4
or PSYC 203 Undergrad Stats Bhvrl Sci
Psychological Science Requirements (28)
PSYC 204Rsrch Method in Behavioral Sci4
PSYC 221Intro to Psychological Science3
PSYC 301Industrial Psychology3
or PSYC 303 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 310Social Psychology3
PSYC 312Human Motivation and Emotion3
or PSYC 423 Learning Theory
or PSYC 426 Cognitive Science
PSYC 320Applied Correlation/Regression3
or PSYC 409 Psychological Testing
PSYC 414Neural & Biol Bases Behavior3
PSYC 435Child Development3
or PSYC 436 Adult Development
PSYC 485Senior Capstone Project I3
Psychological Science Electives (9)
Select nine credit hours 19
Introduction to the Profession (2-3)
BIOL 100Intro to Profession2-3
or PSYC 100 Intro to Profession
Computer Science Requirement (2)
CS 105Intro to Computer Programming2
or CS 110 Computing Principles
Interprofessional Projects (IPRO) (6)
See Illinois Tech Core Curriculum, section E6
Humanities and Social Sciences Requirements (12-21)
See Illinois Tech Core Curriculum, sections B and C 112-21

Minimum degree credits required: 144 

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science Curriculum - Eight Semester Plan

Year 1
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
BIOL 1002BIOL 1153
BIOL 1073BIOL 1171
BIOL 1091CHEM 1254
CHEM 1244PHYS 1234
MATH 1515PSYC 3013
PSYC 2213Humanities 200-level Course3
 18 18
Year 2
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
BIOL 2143BIOL 2103
CHEM 2374MATH 2514
MATH 1525PHYS 2214
PSYC 3103PSYC 2044
Humanities Elective (300+)3Social Sciences Elective13
 18 18
Year 3
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
BIOL 4453CHEM 2393
CHEM 2473CHEM 2402
PSYC 3203CS 1052
PSYC 4143MATH 4253
IPRO Elective I3PSYC 4353
Social Sciences Elective (300+)13Biochemistry Elective2
 IPRO Elective II3
 18 18
Year 4
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
BIOL 4013BIOL 4023
BIOL 4043BIOL 4512
CHEM 3433BIOL 4951
PSYC 4263CHEM 4383
Humanities Elective (300+)3PSYC 4853
Social Sciences Elective (300+)13Dual Degree Elective23
 Humanities or Social Sciences Elective13
 18 18
Total Credit Hours: 144

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science Curriculum - Nine Semester Plan

Year 1
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
BIOL 1002BIOL 1153
BIOL 1073BIOL 1171
CHEM 1244CHEM 1254
MATH 1515PHYS 1234
PSYC 2213PSYC 3033
 17 15
Year 2
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
BIOL 1091BIOL 2103
BIOL 2143PHYS 2214
MATH 1525PSYC 2044
PSYC 2034Humanities/Social Sciences Elective13
Humanities 200-level Course3 
 16 14
Year 3
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
CHEM 2374CHEM 2393
MATH 2514CHEM 2402
PSYC 3203PSYC 3103
PSYC 4143PSYC 4353
IPRO Elective I3Biochemistry Elective2
 Dual Degree Elective23
 17 16
Year 4
Semester 1Credit HoursSemester 2Credit Hours
BIOL 4013BIOL 4023
CHEM 2473BIOL 4512
CHEM 3433CHEM 4383
CS 1052Social Sciences Elective (300+)13
PSYC 4263Humanities Elective (300+)3
Social Sciences Elective13IPRO Elective II3
 17 17
Year 5
Semester 1Credit Hours 
BIOL 4043 
BIOL 4453 
BIOL 4951 
PSYC 4853 
Humanities Elective (300+)3 
Social Sciences Elective (300+)13 
 16
Total Credit Hours: 145