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Allopathic Pre-Med

Course Requirements

General medical school course requirements include:

  • Two semesters of general biology with laboratories
  • Two semesters of general chemistry with laboratories
  • Two semesters of organic chemistry with laboratories
  • Two semesters of physics with laboratories
  • Two semesters of English
  • One year of college level mathematics or one semester of calculus
  • Suggested coursework in the humanities and psychology

Suggested course work arrangement:

First semester

  • CHEM 1055 Principles of Chemistry I
  • MATH 1304 Calculus I
  • FLA 1004 Foundations of Liberal Arts I or FYS 1004 First-Year Seminar

Second semester

  • CHEM 1065 Principles of Chemistry II
  • BIO 1044 Biological Interactions
  • FLA 1104 Foundations of Liberal Arts II or FYS 1104 First-Year Research Seminar

Third semester

  • CHEM 2155 Organic Chemistry I
  • BIO 2304 Cell and Molecular Biology

Fourth semester

  • CHEM 2165 Organic Chemistry II

Fifth semester

  • PHYS 2115 University Physics I

Sixth semester

  • PHYS 2125 University Physics II

MCAT

The MCAT is generally taken in the summer after third year in order to matriculate in the fall following graduation. For this timeline, it is suggested that all required coursework be completed by the end of third year. However, if a student plans on applying after graduation they can adjust their schedule accordingly.

The MCAT will undergo substantial changes in 2015. Learn about both versions of the MCAT.

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