BC 351 - Principles of Biochemistry

  • 4 credits
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Structure and function of biological molecules; biocatalysis; metabolism and energy transduction; gene expression.
For majors in biological sciences, engineering, and preprofessional students in the health sciences.

This course includes proctored exams. Details are included in the course syllabus


BZ 110 (Principles of Animal Biology) or BZ 120 (Principles of Plant Biology) or LIFE 102 (Attributes of Living Systems); CHEM 245 (Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry) or CHEM 341 (Modern Organic Chemistry) or CHEM 345 (Organic Chemistry).

Important Information

If you have not taken and completed 1 semester of 100-level general biology and at least 1 semester of 200-level organic chemistry, enrollment may be granted on an as-approved basis. Please contact the faculty member to seek approval if these minimum requirements have not been met.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Principles of Biochemistry (2016)
    Aaron J. Sholders and Brian Kalet
    ISBN: 9781615496952


Brian Kalet

(970) 491-3353 | Brian.Kalet@colostate.edu