BIOL 501 Biological Chemistry (Graduate)

This course provides an intermediate understanding of chemical principles in biology and focuses on the study of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids in a biological context. Enzymes, metabolism, and gene expression are also investigated. 

Note: This course is designed for those seeking the credentials required by many regional accrediting bodies in order to be able to teach advanced placement, concurrent early college, and undergraduate college Biology courses.

Prerequisite:  A bachelor’s degree with a Biology major or must be state certified (in any state) to teach Biology at a secondary school level. Undergraduate coursework must include a “C” level or higher in Introductory Biology, Introductory Biology Lab, General Chemistry, and General Chemistry Lab.

Related Offerings:
BIOL 501 Biological Chemistry (Fall I 2023 & Fall I 2024)
BIOL 502 Cell Biology (Fall II 2023 & Fall II 2024)
BIOL 503 Systems Biology (Winter/Spring I 2024 & Winter/Spring I 2025)
BIOL 504 Genetics (Winter/Spring II 2024 & Winter/Spring II 2025)
BIOL 505 Human Physiology (Summer I 2024 & Summer I 2025)
BIOL 506 Microbiology (Summer II 2024 & Summer II 2025)

Indiana Wesleyan University

Semester: Winter/Spring I

Instructors: Dr. April Elrod & Dr. Callie Kindt

Credit Hours: 3 Graduate

Dates: 1/3/23 – 2/27/23

Location: Online Asynchronous

Teacher Level: Grades 9-12

Graduate Certificate Available: Yes

Master’s Completion Option: Yes