Microbiology Option: Pre-Medical Track

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
& CHMY 142 - College Chemistry I Lab
or CHMY 151 and CHMY 152
4  
BIOB 170IN - Principles of Biological Diversity
or BIOH 185 - Integrated Physiology I
4  
STAT 216Q - Introduction to Statistics3  
Core & Electives4  
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II (& CHMY 144)
or CHMY 153 and CHMY 154
  4
BIOB 260 - Cellular and Molecular Biology
or BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems
  4
WRIT 101W - College Writing I  3
Core and/or Electives   4
Year Total: 15 15
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
BIOM 360 - General Microbiology5  
CHMY 321 - Organic Chemistry I (& CHMY 322)
or CHMY 331 and CHMY 332
4  
BIOH 201 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I5  
Core and/or Electives 1  
CHMY 323 - Organic Chemistry II (& CHMY 324)
or CHMY 333 and CHMY 334
  3
CHMY 324 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
or CHMY 334 - Honors Organic Chemistry II Lab
  1
BIOH 211 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II  4
M 161Q - Survey of Calculus  4
Core and/or Electives   3
Year Total: 15 15
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
BIOB 375 - General Genetics
or BIOH 320 - Biomedical Genetics
3  
BCH 380 - Biochemistry
or BCH 441 and BCH 442
5  
PHSX 205 - College Physics I4  
Core3  
PHSX 207 - College Physics II  4
BIOB 410 - Immunology  3
Core and/or Electives   8
Year Total: 15 15
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
BIOM 450 - Microbial Physiology3  
BIOM 494 - Seminar/Workshop1  
R CORE3  
Recommended Electives 8  
BIOM 494 - Seminar/Workshop  1
BIOM 400 - Medical Microbiology
or BIOM 431 - Medical Bacteriology
  3
BIOM 410 - Microbial Genetics  3
BIOM 405 - Host-Associated Microbiomes
or BIOM 430 - Applied and Environmental Microbiology
  3
Recommended Electives   5
Year Total: 15 15
Total Program Credits: 120

Recommended Electives (you need 13 credits)

BIOH 405Hematology (F)3
BIOM 363Eukaryotic Cell Biology3
BIOM 425Toxicology: Science of Poisons (S)3
BIOM 435Virology (F)3
BIOM 432Med Bacteriology Lab (S)2
BIOM 441Eukaryotic Pathogens (S)4
BIOM 490RUndergraduate Research (F,S)1-3

Electives: Other (One of the following can be substituted for a Microbiology Elective)

BIOH 323Human Developmental Biology (S)4
BIOB 420Evolution (S)3
BIOB 425Adv Cell & Molecular Biology (S)3
BIOB 476RGene Construction4
BIOH 303Global Diseases and Health Disparities3
BIOH 395Human Pathophysiology3
BIOH 420Molecular Genetics3
BIOH 422Genes and Cancer3
BIOH 445Introduction to Pharmacology3
BIOM 419Programming for Biologists (Programming for Biologists)0,3
BIOM 491Special Topics1-4
EMEC 424Cellular Mechanotransduction (F)3
NEUR 313Neurophysiology3

 Other courses to consider that require BIOH 313 as a pre-requisite

BIOH 428RMolecular basis of neurological diseases3
BIOH 435Cognitive Neuroscience3
NEUR 425Sensory Neurophysiology3
NEUR 430Neuroethology3
NEUR 440Neuroscience of Mental Illness3
NEUR 444Modeling Brain Disorders3
NEUR 455Molecular Medicine3
Recommended University Core & Electives for MCAT exam
SOCI 101ISIntroduction to Sociology (F,S)3
PSYX 100ISIntro to Psychology (F,S,Su)4

A minimum of 120 credits is required for graduation; 42 of those credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.