*This health professions recommended curriculum only
addresses the pre-medical, pre-dental, and pre-veterinary requirements.
Students need to check with their faculty advisor about additional requirements
for their major.
1201 General Biology/Organisms*
1123/1125 General Chemistry I and Lab
1401 Calculus I
- PSYCH1101 Intro to Psychology
1202 General Biology/Cell
1124/1126 General Chemistry II and Lab
1201 Core English I
2111 Statistics for Science majors
1101 Intro to Sociology
*These science courses
require students to register for MATH 1015 Pre-Calculus or higher.Please see the Undergraduate Catalogue for
additional pre-requistes or co-requisites.
2321 or CHEM 2315 Organic Chemistry I
1202 Core English II
1130 Biomedical Ethics
2229 Cell Biology (highly recommended this semester)
2322 or CHEM 2316 Organic Chemistry II
- BIOL 3233
Biochemistry of metabolism (highly recommended before taking the MCAT
1701 General Physics I and PHYS 1811 Physics Lab I
3323 Neuroendocrinology (highly recommended before taking the MCAT exam)
1702 General Physics II and PHYS 1812 Physics Lab II
All courses listed above should be taken before the MCATS
BIOL 3191-3194 Biology Research - Students should also take
2-4 credits of Biology Research during this time
By senior year, biology majors should make sure all pre-medical
requirements have been met if following the Health Professions recommended
curriculum. Students should consult with their academic advisor about additional
requirements for the biology major. The following recommended courses will also
help ease students into the medical or dental school curriculum.
See Dr. Moldow for
additional information about applying to health professional schools.
dental students, take a sculpture course (e.g., AART 1219 or AART 1229)
3321 Vertebrate Physiology
electives that are previews for basic Science courses in medical/dental/veterinary
school but not Ecology or Evolution
3231 Molecular Biology