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Biology Pre-Health Profession and Molecular Biology Typical Four Year Curriculum


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TYPICAL FIRST YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall
CHEM 204/204L General Chemistry (5)
BIOL 211/211 L Principles of Biology (5)
MATH 111 College Algebra (4) [1]
Winter
CHEM 205/205L Gen. Chemistry (5)
BIOL 212/212L Prin. of Biology (5)
MA TH 112 Pre-Calculus(4) [2] ​
Spring
CHEM 206/206L Gen. Chemistry (5)
BIOL 213/213L Principles of Biology (5)
MATH 241 Survey Calculus (4)

TYPICAL SECOND YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall

CHEM 334 Organic Chemistry I (4)
BIOL 341/341L Genetics (4)
WR 121 Academic Composition (4)
Winter
CHEM 335 Organic Chemistry II (4)
CHEM 338 Organic Chem. I Lab (1)
BIOL 342/342 Genetics (4)
Spring
CHEM 336 Organic Chemistry III (4)
CHEM 339 Organic Chem. II Lab (1)
BIOL 345 Molecular Biology (3)


TYPICAL THIRD YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall

BIOL 431 Cell Structure/Function (5)
STAT 243 OR STAT 327 (4/5)
PHYS 201/201L General Physics (4)
Winter
BIOL 323/323L Gen. Microbiology (5)
STAT 352 Statistics(4) [3]
PHYS 202/202L Gen. Physics (4) [5]
Spring
BIOL 357/358 Gen. Ecology & Lab (5)
PHYS 203/203L Gen. Physics (4) [5]

TYPICAL FOURTH YEAR CURRICULUM
Fall

CHEM 450 Structural Biochemistry(4) [5]
CHEM 454 Biochemistry Lab (2)
BIOL 445 Immunology (3)
Winter
BIOL 432/432L Animal Physiology (5)
CHEM 451 Metabolic Biochemistry (4)
Spring
BIOL 462 Cellular Neurobiology (3)
BIOL 490 Evolution (Capstone) (3)

NOTE(S):
[1] Prerequisite for MA TH 112 and co-requisite for CHEM204
[2] Prerequisite for PHYS201
[3] IfSTAT327 is taken, STAT352 does NOT need to be taken
[4] Offered every other year
[5] Recommended
Students must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in a college level chemistry sequence. Students not meeting requirements into CHEM 204, CHEM 205, CHEM 206 should take appropriate level math and CHEM 101, CHEM 102, CHEM 103.
If STAT 327 is taken, STAT 352 does not need to be taken.
Suggested upper division elective in Biology include: BIOL 323, BIOL 421, BIOL 432, BIOL 433.

Updated November 2022

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