PRE-MEDICAL, PRE-DENTAL, PRE-VETERINARY

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Overview

Pre-Medical, Pre-Dental, and Pre-Veterinary is offered within the Biology department.

Required Classes for a Biology Major

  • BIO 151 General Biology I
  • BIO 152 General Biology II
  • BIO 200 Ecology
  • BIO 221 Cell and Molecular Biology
  • BIO 311 Genetics
  • BIO 499 Senior Thesis
  • CHM 111 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 112 General Chemistry II
  • CHM 261 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHM 262 Organic Chemistry II
  • MTH 241 Calculus I
  • MTH 252 Statistical Methods for the Sciences

Health professions concentration

  • CHM 401 Biochemistry

And 3 of the following courses

  • BIO 380 Microbiology
  • BIO 400 Immunology
  • BIO 405 Developmental Biology
  • BIO 411 Cell Biology
  • BIO 420 Virology
  • BIO 492 Special Topics in Biology
  • PHS 300 Classical & Modern Physics II

General Requirements

In addition to the general prerequisite courses listed here, students should visit the websites of their health professional schools of interest to determine required coursework specific to that school. Students must have some experience in the field through volunteer work or an internship.

ENG 117 Writing Essays
ENG 313 Writing for the Sciences
PHS 241 Classical & Modern Physics I
PHS 300 Classical & Modern Physics II