Biochemistry Curriculum Plan

First Year

Fall Spring
BIOL 113 BIOL 114
CHEM 107 BIOL 115
MATH 224 & 225 CHEM 108
Elective MATH 226 & 227

Second Year

Fall Spring
CHEM 231 CHEM 332
PHYS 121 CHEM 335
Elective PHYS 122
Elective Elective

Third Year

Fall Spring
BCHM 401 BCHM 403
CHEM 361 BCHM 426
Math/Science Elective Elective
Elective Elective

Fourth Year

Fall Spring
BCHM 425 BIOL elective
BCHM 480A CHEM elective
CHEM elective Elective
Elective Elective

Notes:

  • BCHM 401, 403, 425 and 426 may be taken as BIOL 401, 403, 425, and 426.
  • The eight credits in Chemistry must be selected from the following: CHEM 221, 341, 421, 432, 434, 462, 482, 483, 485 and 486.
  • Four credits of BCHM 497 may be used as science and mathematics divisional credits only.
  • Biochemistry majors may not take BCHM 401, 403, 425, 426 and 480 (or BIOL 401, 403, 425, 426) or CHEM 361 on a Pass/Fail basis.
  • CHEM 361 is offered only in fall semesters.
  • BIOL 480A-L may be substituted for BCHM 480A with permission of the program director.
  • Biology elective must be a 300-level or above cell & molecular biology elective; see an adviser for additional information.
  • BIOL 490, 491, 494, 495, 496, 497 and 498, BCHM 491 and CHEM 391, 397, 497, and 498 may not be used to fulfill the electives.
  • The following courses must be taken at Binghamton University: BCHM 401, 403, 425, 426, 480, CHEM 361, four credits in BIOL courses numbered 300 level and above, eight credits in CHEM courses selected from the list of approved courses.