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Online Medical Biochemistry
CHEM 1005: Online Biochemistry Course
This is a one-semester online Biochemistry course designed for individuals who need first semester Biochemistry as a prerequisite to apply for admission to a program in the health professions.
Graduate programs that may require a CHEM 1005 – Medical Biochemistry class include:
- Veterinary medicine
- Dental medicine
- Physical therapy
- Physician assistant
CHEM 1005: Online Biochemistry course outline
Medical Biochemistry is a four credit hour course designed to lay the foundation for other basic and clinical medical sciences. The goal of this course is to learn the core concepts of biochemistry that apply to human health and disease and to cite specific examples of their application. You will be able to analyze and evaluate the most common biochemistry cited in medical literature. Furthermore, these basics will facilitate further learning in biochemistry and the health sciences. Click here for the online Biochemistry course syllabus. More detailed readings are available on Blackboard.
Complete at your own pace
The typical student will complete this online Biochemistry course in approximately 16 weeks. Many students are nontraditional students who have elected an online course for flexibility. Since the course is self-paced, you may complete the course in fewer than 16 weeks.
One semester of college level biology, and one year of chemistry that includes one semester of organic chemistry. All prerequisite courses must have been completed successfully within the past seven years.
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Required course materials
Students with a course start date prior to January 1, 2019:
- Basic Medical Biochemistry: A Clinical Approach
Leiberman and Marks, 4th edition
Note: the textbook associated with this course available electronically through the UNE Library. You will need to login using your UNE email to gain access but otherwise the full version of the 4th Edition is there as a resource. Click on the link below.
Students with a course start date of January 16, 2019 or later:
- Harper’s Illustrated Biochemistry
Rodwell et.al., 31st edition
Note: The textbook associated with this course is available electronically through the UNE library. You will need to login using your UNE email to gain access, but otherwise, the full version of the 31st edition is available as a resource. Click on the link below:
Tuition and Fees
The cost of the materials is not included in this total.
All exams are taken online. Major exams are required to be proctored. For instructions on how to take your exams online, visit Online Learning's ProctorU site.
Enrollment online anytime
You may enroll at any time via our self-service registration portal. Payment is due in full at the time of registration. Your official start date is the date that the course opens and you will have 16 weeks from that date to complete your course.
Courses start on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month
You must be registered for your class by 12:00 noon EST on the Monday before the class starts. Online registration will remain open during holidays when the university is closed. See the UNE Academic Calendar for more details.
Assistance with registration
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