Medical School Prerequisites

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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.

BIO115 Principles of Biology I with Lab 4 credits

BIO 260

BIO 260L

Principles of Biology II with Lab 4 credits
BIO 325 Biochemistry I (1 credit lab optional) 4 credits

CHE 120

Principles of Chemistry (General Chemistry I)  3 credits
CHE 121 Principles of Chemistry Lab 1 credit
CHE 122 Intro. To Chemical Systems (General Chemistry II) 3 credits
CHE 123 Quantitative Methods Lab 1 credit

CHE 211

CHE  211L

Organic Chemistry I with Lab 4 credits

CHE 214

CHE 214L

Organic Chemistry II with Lab 4 credits

PHY 100

PHY 100L

Principles of Physics I with Lab 4 credits

PHY 101

PHY 101L

Principles of Physics II with Lab 4 credits

MTH 105 Algebra and Trigonometry is a prerequisite.

For advice on course selection, contact the Chair of the Premedical, Predental and Preveterinary Studies Committee:

Dr. Jonathan Karp, Ph.D.
Biology, Behavioral Neuroscience and Health Sciences
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences