Chemistry Major for Pre-Med and Pre-Dental Students

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Suggested Curriculum Sequencea,b

 

Course Credit Hours
First Semester 16
CHE 100 Transitions 1
CHE 201 General College Chemistry 5
BIO 115 The Cellular Basis of Life 3
ENG 105 Critical Reading, Writing and Inquiry 4
COM 161 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
Second Semester 17
CHE 202 General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis 5
BIO 216 Biological Inquiry and Analysis 4
MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry 5
SOC 133 Introduction to Sociology 3
Third Semester 15
CHE 312 Organic Chemistry I 5
BIO 221 Zoology: Animal Form and Function 4
NLS 290 Trends and Issues- Youth and Hum. Serv. 3
PSY 180 General Psychology 3
Fourth Semester 14
CHE 320 Organic Chemistry II 3
BIO 333 Genetics 4
PHY 130/131 General Physics I 4
SOC 231 Social Problems 3
Fifth Semester 14
CHE 530 Fundamentals of Biochemistry I 3
BIO 321 Cell Biology: Mechanisms 3
BIO 322 Animal Physiology 4
PHY 132/133 General Physics II 4
Sixth Semester 15
CHE 305 Analytical Chemistry 5
CHE 540 Fundamentals of Biochemistry II 3
STA 135 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4
BIO 323 Cell Biology: Systems 3
Seventh Semester 15
CHE 352 Basic Chemical Instrumentation 4
CSC 235 Programming in C++c 4
ENG 204 Advanced Expository Writing 3
BIO 300 Microbiology 4
Eighth Semester 14
CHE 403 Basic Physical Chemistry 5
HUM 211 The Western Humanities Tradition 3
CIV 202 World Civilizations II 3
POL 252 Contemporary Political Systems 3

aCourses listed satisfy a chemistry premedical or predental curriculum, a biology minor, and specific university studies requirements. 
bA biology minor is strongly recommended.
cEGR 140 may be substituted.