Pre-Professional Specialization Curriculum

The Pre-Professional Specialization curriculum is the same as the B.S. in Biochemistry degree with the following exceptions:

  1. The students interested in pursuing post-graduate professional studies should, at minimum, maintain a GPA of 3.0 (a "B" average) or better in order to be recommended to these programs.
  2. Students are required to take CHM 356: Physical Chemistry II as one of their two chemistry electives.
  3. As part of their specialization, students must complete three additional credits of biology major electives as one of their free electives, for a total minimum of 9 credits of biology major electives, from the following list of courses: BIO 243: General Microbiology, BIO 251: Comparative Anatomy, BIO 301: Gross Anatomy, BIO 346: General Physiology, BIO 360: Immunology, BIO 435: Cell Biology, BIO 441: Molecular Genetics
  4. As part of their specialization, students are required to complete at least three credits of mathematics major electives as part of their free electives, from the following list of courses: MTH 215: Mathematical Statistics, MTH 226: Calculus III, MTH 241: Linear Algebra