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BS in Chemistry

for Pre-PA (Minor in Biology)

Recommended Course Schedule

Freshman Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 109 General Chemistry I 5
BIO 101 General Biology I 4.5
MTH 135 or
MTH 231
Pre-Calculus or
Calculus I
3 or
4
COL 150 Columba Seminar 4

Total

 

16.5-17.5


Freshman Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 110 General Chemistry II 5
BIO 102 General Biology II 4.5
MTH 231 or
MTH 232
Calculus I or
Calculus II
4
ENG 120 English Composition 3

Total

 

17.5


Sophomore Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 209 Organic Chemistry I 3
CHM 220 Organic Lab I 2
PHY 101 or
College Core
General Physics I or
College Core
4 or
3
MTH 232 or
MTH 270
Calculus II or
Statistics
4 or
3
CHM 222 Analytical Chemistry 3

Total

 

14-16


Sophomore Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 210 Organic Chemistry II 3
CHM 221 Organic Lab II 2
PHY 102 or
College Core
General Physics II or
College Core
4 or
3
MTH 270 or
College Core
Statistics or
College Core
3
BIO 211 Genetics 5

Total

 

16-17


Junior Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 321 Biochemistry I 3
CHM 420 Biochemistry Lab 2
PHY 101 or
College Core
General Physics I or
College Core
4 or
3
BIO 238 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
PSY 201 or
SOC 101
General Psychology I or
Intro to Sociology
3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

17-18


Junior Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 422 Biochemistry II 3
CS 201 Computer Science I 3
PHY 102 or
College Core
General Physics II or
College Core
4 or
3
BIO 239 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
PSY 202 or
SOC 102
General Psychology II or
Social Problems
3

Total

 

17-18


Senior Year: Fall Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 450 Seminar 2
CHM 309 Physical Chemistry I 3
CHM 311 Physical Lab 2
*PSY 341,
PSY 441 or
PSY 461
Physiological Psychology,
Developmental Psychology or
Abnormal Psychology
3
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

17-18


*Upper level PSY course may be replaced by College Core according to desired PA program prerequisite; PA programs require varied Patient Care Experience Hours as pre-requisites for application; Scientific Reasoning ICT strongly encouraged to complete core courses in Fall and Spring semesters.

Senior Year: Spring Semester

Course Number

Course Name

Credits

CHM 322 Instrumental Analysis 3
CHM 310 Physical Chemistry II 3
BIO 316 Microbiology 4
College Core College Core 3
College Core College Core 3

Total

 

16