The UBC Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology offers a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with a Major in Biochemistry.

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

UBC Calendar
UBC Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests


First year

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

Communications Requirement 1

6

Two of:

ENGL 1123 or 1128

ENGL 1129

ENGL 1100

SCIE 1113 or 1114

6

BIOL 121 & BIOL 140 2

5

BIOL 1115 & 1215 2

8

CHEM 121 & 123

8

CHEM 1120 & 1220

8

MATH 100 or 104

3

MATH 1153/1253 3 or 1171 or 1173/1183 or 1174

3-6

MATH 101 or 105

3

MATH 1271 or 1273/1283 or 1274

3-4

PHYS 100-level 4

3

PHYS 1101 or 1125 4

4

Electives 5

3

Electives 5

3

 
Second year

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

BIOC 203 or BIOC 2016

3

Unavailable/BIOL 23156

3

All of:                 

BIOL 200

BIOL 234

 

3

3

All of:                 

BIOL 2415

BIOL 2330

 

3

3

All of:                 

CHEM 211

CHEM 203 & 213 & 245

 

4

8

All of:                 

CHEM 2222

CHEM 2316 & 2416

 

4

8

MATH 200

3

MATH 2371

3

Electives 5

6

Electives 5

6

 

Footnotes:

1 A total of 6 credits of coursework is required to meet the Communication Requirement

2 Langara BIOL 1115 & 1215 exempt students from UBC BIOL 111, 121, 140

3 UBC MATH 110 (Langara MATH 1153 & 1253) may substitute for any of the specified calculus courses listed by decreasing the electives by 3 credits

4 Students require 3 credits of 100-level physics beyond UBC PHYS 100 (Langara PHYS 1118). Students lacking Physics 12 must take UBC PHYS 100 (Langara PHYS 1118) before taking any other 100-level PHYS course, using PHYS 100 as an elective. Students are encouraged to complete this specialization requirement in their first year

5 Electives must be selected to ensure that the Arts Requirement and Breadth Requirement are met

6 Grade must be 76% or higher

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated February 2022