Friday, September 20, 2019

BIOCHEMISTRY CURRICULUM

The curriculum in effect from the 2017 academic year and is divided based on incoming students' English efficiency levels

  • English level 1: TOEFL>= 500 (equivalent TOEFL IBT 75)

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

21

 

 

1

Calculus 1 (4,0)

4

MA001IU

 

2

Biology (3,1)

4

BT155IU

 

3

Chemistry for Engineers (3,0)

3

CH011IU

 

4

Chemistry Lab

1

CH102IU

 

5

Academic English 1 (4,0)

4

EN007IU, EN008IU

 

6

Physics 1 (2,0)

2

PH013IU

 

7

Physical Training 1

3

PT001IU

 

 

SEMESTER II

21

 

 

1

Academic English 2 (4,0)

4

EN011IU, EN012IU

 

2

Biostatistics (2,1)

3

BT152IU

 

3

Critical Thinking (3,0)

3

PE008IU

 

4

Inorganic Chemistry (3,1)

4

BC101IU

Chemistry for Engineers

5

Physics 2 (2,0)

2

PH014IU

Physics 1

6

Introduction to Biochemistry (2,0)

2

BC102IU

 

7

Physical Training 2

3

PT002IU

 

SUMMER SEMESTER

8

 

 

1

Principles of Marxism (5,0)

5

PE011IU

 

2

Environmental Science (3,0)

3

PE014IU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

18

 

 

1

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry (3,1)

4

BC202IU

Chemistry for Engineers

2

Biochemistry 1 (3,0)

3

BC209IU

Biology

3

Genetics (3,1)

4

BT162IU

 

4

Ho Chi Minh's Thoughts (2,0)

2

PE012IU

 

5

Scientific Writing Workshop (2,0)

2

BT200IU

 

6

Organic Chemistry1 (3,0)

3

BC201IU

Chemistry for Engineers

 

SEMESTER II

20

 

 

1

Organic Chemistry Lab (0,2)

2

BC207IU

 

2

Biochemistry 2 (3,2)

5

BC210IU

Biology

3

Instrumental Analysis (3,1)

4

BC204IU

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry

4

Organic Chemistry2 (3,0)

3

BC206IU

Chemistry for Engineers

5

Physical Chemistry (3,0)

3

BT405IU

 

6

Revolutionary Lines of Vietnamese Communist Party (3,0)

3

PE013IU

 

 

SUMMER SEMESTER

2

 

 

1

Internship (0,2)

2

BC309IU

Min 90 credits accumulated

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

18

 

 

1

Microbiology (3,1)

4

BT164IU

 

2

Bioinformatics (3,1)

4

BT203IU

 

3

Biophysical Chemistry (3,0)

3

BC302IU

Chemistry for Engineers

4

Biopharmaceutics (3,0)

3

BC304IU

Organic Chemistry 1

Organic Chemistry 2

5

Enzymology (3,1)

4

BC301IU

Biology

 

SEMESTER II

19

 

 

1

Methods in Biochemistry(3,2)

5

BC312IU

Biology

2

Fermentation Technology (3,1)

4

BC405IU

Enzymology

3

Immunology (3,1)

4

BT205IU

Biology

4

Elective Courses

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

16

 

 

1

Clinical Biochemistry (3,1)

4

BC403IU

 

2

Professional Elective Courses

12

 

 

 

SEMESTER II

12

 

 

1

Thesis (0,12)

12

BT179IU

Min 123 credits accumulated

 

 

No.

Elective Courses (min 6 credits)

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

1

Project Management (3,0)

3

IS050IU

 

 

2

Production & Operation Management (3,0)

3

BA164IU

 

 

3

Logistics & Supply Chain Management (3,0)

3

IS029IU

 

 

4

Principles of Marketing (3,0)

3

BA003IU

 

 

 

 

No.

Professional Elective Courses (min 12 credits)

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

1

Nutritional Biochemistry (3,1)

4

BC311IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

2

Nutrition Therapy (3,1)

4

BC402IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

3

Clinical Nutrition (3,1)

4

BC406IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

4

Drug Development (3,0)

3

BC408IU

Organic Chemistry2

 

5

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1 (3,0)

3

BC409IU

Organic Chemistry2

 

6

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 2 (3,0)

3

BC410IU

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1

 

7

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals Lab (0,2)

2

BC411IU

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1

 

8

Nutraceuticals (3,1)

4

BC412IU

Organic Chemistry2


  • English level 2: 430 =< TOEFL <500

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

*

 

 

 

1

Reading & Writing IE2

8

EN074IU

 

 

2

Listening & Speaking IE2

8

EN075IU

 

 

3

Calculus 1

4

MA001IU

 

 

4

Physical Training 1

3

PT001IU

 

 

 

SEMESTER II

20

 

 

 

1

Critical Thinking (3,0)

3

PE008IU

 

 

2

Biology (3,1)

4

BT155IU

 

 

3

Chemistry for Engineers (3,0)

3

CH011IU

 

 

4

Chemistry Lab

1

CH102IU

 

 

5

Academic English 1 (4,0)

4

EN007IU, EN008IU

 

 

6

Physical Training 2

3

PT002IU

 

 

7

Physics 1 (2,0)

2

PH013IU

 

 

SUMMER SEMESTER

8

 

 

 

1

Principles of Marxism (5,0)

5

PE011IU

 

 

2

Environmental Science (3,0)

3

PE014IU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

15

 

 

 

1

Academic English 2 (4,0)

4

EN011IU, EN012IU

 

 

2

Biostatistics (2,1)

3

BT152IU

 

 

4

Inorganic Chemistry (3,1)

4

BC101IU

Chemistry for Engineers

 

5

Physics 2 (2,0)

2

PH014IU

Physics 1

 

6

Introduction to Biochemistry (2,0)

2

BC102IU

 

 

 

SEMESTER II

18

 

 

 

1

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry (3,1)

4

BC202IU

Chemistry for Engineers

 

2

Biochemistry 1 (3,0)

3

BC209IU

Biology

 

3

Genetics (3,1)

4

BT162IU

 

 

4

Ho Chi Minh's Thoughts (2,0)

2

PE012IU

 

 

5

Scientific Writing Workshop (2,0)

2

BT200IU

 

 

6

Organic Chemistry1 (3,0)

3

BC201IU

Chemistry for Engineers

 

 

SUMMER SEMESTER

2

 

 

 

 

1

Internship (0,2)

2

BC309IU

Min 90 credits accumulated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

20

 

 

 

1

Organic Chemistry Lab (0,2)

2

BC207IU

 

 

2

Biochemistry 2 (3,2)

5

BC210IU

Biology

 

3

Instrumental Analysis (3,1)

4

BC204IU

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry

 

4

Organic Chemistry2 (3,0)

3

BC206IU

Chemistry for Engineers

 

5

Physical Chemistry (3,0)

3

BT405IU

 

 

6

Revolutionary Lines of Vietnamese Communist Party (3,0)

3

PE013IU

 

 

 

SEMESTER II

18

 

 

 

1

Microbiology (3,1)

4

BT164IU

 

 

2

Bioinformatics (3,1)

4

BT203IU

 

 

3

Biophysical Chemistry (3,0)

3

BC302IU

Chemistry for Engineers

 

4

Biopharmaceutics (3,0)

3

BC304IU

Organic Chemistry 1

Organic Chemistry 2

 

5

Enzymology (3,1)

4

BC301IU

Biology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

19

 

 

 

1

Methods in Biochemistry (3,2)

5

BC312IU

Biology

 

2

Fermentation Technology (3,1)

4

BC405IU

Enzymology

 

3

Immunology (3,1)

4

BT205IU

Biology

 

4

Elective Courses

6

 

 

 

SEMESTER II

16

 

 

 

1

Clinical Biochemistry (3,1)

4

BC403IU

 

2

Professional Elective Courses

12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

FIFTH YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

12

 

 

 

1

Thesis (0,12)

12

BT179IU

Min 123 credits accumulated

 

 

 

 

No.

Elective Courses (min 6 credits)

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

1

Project Management (3,0)

3

IS050IU

 

 

 

2

Production & Operation Management (3,0)

3

BA164IU

 

 

 

3

Logistics & Supply Chain Management (3,0)

3

IS029IU

 

 

 

4

Principles of Marketing (3,0)

3

BA003IU

 

 

 

 

 

 

No.

Professional Elective Courses (min 12 credits)

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

1

Nutritional Biochemistry (3,1)

4

BC311IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

 

2

Nutrition Therapy (3,1)

4

BC402IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

 

3

Clinical Nutrition (3,1)

4

BC406IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

 

4

Drug Development (3,0)

3

BC408IU

Organic Chemistry2

 

 

5

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1 (3,0)

3

BC409IU

Organic Chemistry2

 

 

6

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 2 (3,0)

3

BC410IU

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1

 

 

7

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals Lab (0,2)

2

BC411IU

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1

 

 

8

Nutraceuticals (3,1)

4

BC412IU

Organic Chemistry2

 

 

(*): Total credits of semesters may depend on English courses IE 1,2.

English courses IE 1,2 credits will not be included in the major GPA. 

 

  • English level 3: TOEFL < 430 (equivalent TOEFL IBT 40)

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

*

 

1

Reading & Writing IE1

11

EN027IU

 

2

Listening & Speaking IE1

11

EN073IU

 

3

Physical Training 1

3

PT001IU

 

 

SEMESTERII

*

 

 

1

Reading & Writing IE2

8

EN074IU

 

2

Listening & Speaking IE2

8

EN075IU

 

3

Calculus 1

4

MA001IU

 

4

Physical Training 2

3

PT002IU

 

SUMMER SEMESTER

8

 

 

1

Principles of Marxism (5,0)

5

PE011IU

 

2

Environmental Science (3,0)

3

PE014IU

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

17

 

 

1

Biology (3,1)

4

BT155IU

 

2

Chemistry for Engineers (3,0)

3

CH011IU

 

3

Chemistry Lab

1

CH102IU

 

4

Academic English 1 (4,0)

4

EN007IU, EN008IU

 

5

Physics 1 (2,0)

2

PH013IU

 

6

Revolutionary Lines of Vietnamese Communist Party (3,0)

3

PE013IU

 

 

SEMESTER II

18

 

 

1

Academic English 2 (4,0)

4

EN011IU, EN012IU

 

2

Biostatistics (2,1)

3

BT152IU

 

3

Critical Thinking (3,0)

3

PE008IU

 

4

Inorganic Chemistry (3,1)

4

BC101IU

Chemistry for Engineers

5

Physics 2 (2,0)

2

PH014IU

Physics 1

6

Introduction to Biochemistry (2,0)

2

BC102IU

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THIRD YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

18

 

 

1

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry (3,1)

4

BC202IU

Chemistry for Engineers

2

Biochemistry 1 (3,0)

3

BC209IU

Biology

3

Genetics (3,1)

4

BT162IU

 

4

Ho Chi Minh's Thoughts (2,0)

2

PE012IU

 

5

Scientific Writing Workshop (2,0)

2

BT200IU

 

6

Organic Chemistry1 (3,0)

3

BC201IU

Chemistry for Engineers

 

SEMESTER II

17

 

 

1

Organic Chemistry Lab (0,2)

2

BC207IU

 

2

Biochemistry 2 (3,2)

5

BC210IU

Biology

3

Instrumental Analysis (3,1)

4

BC204IU

Fundamentals of Analytical Chemistry

4

Organic Chemistry2 (3,0)

3

BC206IU

Chemistry for Engineers

5

Physical Chemistry (3,0)

3

BT405IU

 

SUMMER SEMESTER

2

 

 

1

Internship (0,2)

2

BC309IU

Min 90 credits accumulated

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

18

 

 

1

Microbiology (3,1)

4

BT164IU

 

2

Bioinformatics (3,1)

4

BT203IU

 

3

Biophysical Chemistry (3,0)

3

BC302IU

Chemistry for Engineers

4

Biopharmaceutics (3,0)

3

BC304IU

Organic Chemistry 1

Organic Chemistry 2

5

Enzymology (3,1)

4

BC301IU

Biology

 

SEMESTER II

19

 

 

1

Methods in Biochemistry(3,2)

5

BC312IU

Biology

2

Fermentation Technology (3,1)

4

BC405IU

Enzymology

3

Immunology (3,1)

4

BT205IU

Biology

4

Elective Courses

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Year

No.

Course

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

 

 

FIFTH YEAR

 

SEMESTER I

16

 

 

1

Clinical Biochemistry (3,1)

4

BC403IU

 

 

Professional Elective Courses

12

 

 

 

SEMESTER II

12

 

 

 

Thesis (0,12)

12

BT179IU

Min 123 credits accumulated

 

 

 

No.

Elective Courses (min 6 credits)

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

1

Project Management (3,0)

3

IS050IU

 

 

2

Production & Operation Management (3,0)

3

BA164IU

 

 

3

Logistics & Supply Chain Management (3,0)

3

IS029IU

 

 

4

Principles of Marketing (3,0)

3

BA003IU

 

 

 

 

 

No.

Professional Elective Courses (min 12 credits)

Credits

Course Code

Prerequisite

 

1

Nutritional Biochemistry (3,1)

4

BC311IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

2

Nutrition Therapy (3,1)

4

BC402IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

3

Clinical Nutrition (3,1)

4

BC406IU

Biochemistry 1
Biochemistry 2

 

4

Drug Development (3,0)

3

BC408IU

Organic Chemistry2

 

5

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1 (3,0)

3

BC409IU

Organic Chemistry2

 

6

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 2 (3,0)

3

BC410IU

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1

 

7

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals Lab (0,2)

2

BC411IU

Cosmetics & Cosmeceuticals 1

 

8

Nutraceuticals (3,1)

4

BC412IU

Organic Chemistry2

 

(*): Total credits of semesters may depend on English courses IE 1,2.

English courses IE 1,2 credits will not be included in the major GPA.

 

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