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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. If you are graduating off of an older quarter catalog, view the quarter to semester conversion information.

2018-2020 Catalog Copy

This is the current draft of the 2018-2020 CSUB catalog. Alternatively, you can also access the information for the 2018-2020 CSUB Catalog specific to the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry directly using the links below:

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.

Semester Roadmaps

General Education (GE) Program

For more information on the new semester GE program, see the CSUB GE Program website. On the GE Program website, you can find information on GE Substitutions & Waivers as well as information on GE Courses & Requirements.


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.