Chemistry - Medicinal Chemistry (Bachelor of Science)

The concentration in Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry is designed for motivated students seeking careers in medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, or medically related research. We specifically designed this program to meet the rigorous requirements for students interested in continuing their education in fields of study that will prepare them for these fast-paced, integrated environments. This program will help students create a competitive application portfolio. The requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Medicinal Chemistry are:

Course Title Credits
Chemistry Requirements
CY 105
CY 107
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CY 106
CY 108
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
4
CY 231Organic Chemistry I4
CY 232Organic Chemistry II4
CY 341Physical Chemistry I (WI)4
CY 362Biochemistry I (WI)4
Medicinal Chemistry Concentration
CY 363Biochemistry II4
Select a minimum of 12 hours of Chemistry electives from the following:12
Quantitative Analysis
Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry
Pharmacology
Medical Biochemistry
Forensic Chemistry
Macro-Molecular Modeling
Enzymology
Advanced Materials and Technology
Instrumental Analysis
Advanced Topics in Chemistry
Neurochemistry
Internship 1
Chemistry Research 1
Support Courses
BY 101
BY 103
Introductory Biology I
and Introductory Biology Lab I
4
BY 102
BY 104
Introductory Biology II
and Introductory Biology Lab II
4
BY 322Genetics (WI)4
MS 113Precalculus Trigonometry3
PHS 201College Physics I3
PHS 202College Physics II3
PHS 203College Physics Laboratory Techniques I1
PHS 204College Physics Laboratory Techniques II1
Biology Electives
Select a minimum of 9 hours of Biology 300+ electives from the following:9
Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy
Microbiology
Discovering Genomics and Bioinformatics
Cell Biology
Medical Microbiology
Immunology
Animal Reproduction and Development
Medical Parasitology
Animal Systems Physiology
Molecular Biology
General Toxicology
Advanced Cell Biology
Endocrinology
Total Hours72

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
BY 101
BY 103
Introductory Biology I
and Introductory Biology Lab I
4
CY 105
CY 107
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
4
MS 113 Precalculus Trigonometry 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours14
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
BY 102
BY 104
Introductory Biology II
and Introductory Biology Lab II
4
CY 106
CY 108
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
4
General Elective 3
 Hours14
Sophomore
Fall
Literature/History 1 3
BY 322 Genetics (WI) 4
PHS 201
PHS 203
College Physics I
and College Physics Laboratory Techniques I
4
CY 231 Organic Chemistry I 4
 Hours15
Spring
Literature/History 1 3
Biology Elective 2 3
PHS 202
PHS 204
College Physics II
and College Physics Laboratory Techniques II
4
CY 232 Organic Chemistry II 4
 Hours14
Junior
Fall
Social and Behavioral Elective (Area IV) 3
CY 362 Biochemistry I (WI) 4
CY 300+ Elective 3 3
General Elective 5
 Hours15
Spring
EH 141 Speech 3
Social and Behavioral Elective (Area IV) 3
CY 363 Biochemistry II 4
CY 300+ Elective 3 3
General Elective 4
 Hours17
Senior
Fall
Literature/History 1 3
Biology Elective 2 3
CY 341 Physical Chemistry I (WI) 4
CY 300+ Elective 3 3
General Elective 3
 Hours16
Spring
Fine Arts 3
Area II/Area IV Elective 4 3
Biology Elective 2 3
CY 300+ Elective 3 3
General Elective 3
 Hours15
 Total Hours120