BS in Chemistry - Premedicine

This program is designed for students intending to pursue postgraduate education in medicine, pharmacy, optometry, dentistry, veterinary medicine, or other health professions. Students who intend to pursue graduate studies in chemistry or biochemistry should consider the BS in chemistry degree program (either the chemistry or biochemistry option).

The following courses1 are required for the BS in chemistry — premedicine:

CHEM 211General Chemistry I5
CHEM 212General Chemistry II5
CHEM 523Analytical Chemistry4
CHEM 531Organic Chemistry I5
CHEM 532Organic Chemistry II5
CHEM 690Independent Study and Research1-3
CHEM 662Biochemistry I3
CHEM 663Biochemistry II3
Select two of the following:6-7
Inorganic Chemistry
Instrumental Methods of Chemical Analysis
Physical Chemistry I
MATH 242Calculus I5
MATH 243Calculus II5
Select a one-year sequence of physics courses above 20010
Select 6 additional credit hours of chemistry courses numbered above 5006
BIOL 210General Biology I4
BIOL 211General Biology II4
Select two of the following advanced biology courses:6-10
General Microbiology
Molecular Cell Biology
Comparative Anatomy
Developmental Biology
Cancer Biology
Human Physiology
and Human Physiology Lab (both courses)
Total Credit Hours77-84

Applied Learning

Students in the BS in chemistry — premedicine program are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from the program. The requirement can be met by completing at least one semester of undergraduate research, by enrollment in CHEM 690.