Medical School Prerequisites

The following are the basic science course prerequisites for applicants to all U.S. medical colleges. Students should be aware that individual medical schools may have additional science and non-science course requirements. In addition, dental and veterinary programs vary widely in their science course prerequisites. Therefore, students are responsible for fulfilling requirements of programs to which they will apply.

BIO115Principles of Biology I with Lab4 credits
BIO117Principles of Biology II with Lab4 credits
BIO225Genetics with Lab4 credits
CHE120Principles of Chemistry (General Chemistry I)3 credits
CHE121Principles of Chemistry Lab1 credit
CHE122Intro. To Chemical Systems (General Chemistry II)3 credits
CHE123Quantitative Methods Lab1 credit
CHE211Organic Chemistry I with Lab4 credits
CHE214Organic Chemistry II with Lab4 credits
PHY100Principles of Physics I with Lab4 credits
PHY101Principles of Physics II with Lab
4 credits
BCH330Biochemistry (1 credit Lab optional)3 credits

For advice on course selection, contact the Chair of the Premedical, Predental and Preveterinary Studies Committee:
Bryan Spiegelberg, Ph.D
Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Physics
609-896-7729
bspiegelber@rider.edu