The information provided here to assist students in determining which courses they should take. This information should supplement (but not replace) regular meetings with your faculty advisor.

2016-2018 Catalog Copy

This is the current draft of the 2016-2018 catalog (last updated September 1, 2017).

Major Information (Semester)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has four tracks leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry and two tracks leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biochemistry. See the Fact Sheets below for more details.

Q2S Course Conversion Guide

This is the current draft of the course conversion guide indicating which quarter courses correlate to which semester courses (last updated June 1, 2015). You may also want to view the prerequisite flowcharts indicating which course are prerequisites for others and include the quarter/semester equivalents:

Semester Roadmaps

General Education (GE) Program

If you are graduating off of an older quarter catalog, you will want to use this guide to semester equivalent courses. If you are graduating off of the new semester catalog, you will want to use this guide to the new semester GE program. For more information on the new semester GE program, see the CSUB General Education Program website.

Major Information (Quarter)

If you are graduating off of an older (quarter) catalog, see the major information sheets below:


Other Department Advising Links

University Advising Links

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022 

Phone: (661) 654-2030
Fax: (661) 654-2040
Office: Science II 273

Need Advising?

If you do not have a faculty advisor and have advising related questions/concerns, visit the department office (SCI II 273) to have a faculty advisor assigned to you.