Pre-Professional Specialization Curriculum

The Pre-Professional Specialization curriculum is the same as the B.S. in Chemistry 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 354: Biochemistry II.
  3. Students are not required to take any chemistry electives.
  4. As part of their specialization, students must complete at least 14 credits of biology major electives.
    1. Students are required to enroll in the following courses as their first biology major electives: BIO 111: Evolution, Genetics and Ecology; and BIO 112: Cell and Molecular Biology
    2. Students must complete a minimum of six credits of biology major electives from the following list: 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