Oct 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Chemistry: Biochemistry Specialization, BS


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Contact Information

Dr. Zhengtao Zhu
Professor and Department Head
Department of Chemistry, Biology and Health Sciences
Chemical and Biological Engineering/Chemistry  2206 
Office Phone: 605-394-2447
E-mail: Zhengtao.Zhu@sdsmt.edu

Department Website

A specialization is considered a separate major in South Dakota Mines’ student record system. In order to pursue this specialization, please request a change of major even if you are currently pursuing a major in the non-specialized version of Chemistry .

Specialization requirements:


To complete the specialization, the following requirements must be met. These requirements are applied towards the 25 advisor-approved electives within the main Chemistry major (listed below specialization requirements), which must also be completed.

Required courses:


Elective courses:


Select one course from the following:

Degree requirements:


The following requirements represent the requirements for the main Chemistry degree. 

Contact Information

Dr. Zhengtao Zhu
Professor and Department Head
Department of Chemistry, Biology, and Health Sciences
Chemical and Biological Engineering/Chemistry 2206
Office Phone: 605-394-2447
E-mail: Zhengtao.Zhu@sdsmt.edu

Department Website

Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog.

Chemistry (BS) is approved by the American Chemical Society, https://www.acs.org.

Curriculum Checklist


The following represents a hypothetical course plan. However, courses in this department are offered on a rotational basis. Work closely with your advisor to make a plan to accommodate the schedule of course offerings.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total: 15

Second Semester


Total: 16

Sophomore Year


First Semester


Total: 15

Second Semester


Total: 16

Junior Year


First Semester


Total: 16

Second Semester


Total: 17

Senior Year


First Semester


Total: 12

Second Semester


Total: 13

Total credits: 120


Notes:


1 Fulfills General Education requirement. Students should consult the “General Education Requirements ” section of this catalog for a complete listing of all general education requirements.

2 Four-credit version required for major.

Three-credit version required for major.

4 Two-credit version required for major.

The electives in this degree consist of two categories:

  

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