Biology-Related Curriculum Options

 

Options/Advisors

Biology/Microbiology Requirements

Additional Science/Math Requirements

MICROBIOLOGY MAJOR                  

 

Dr. Winfrey - 3004 CH

Dr. Schwan (Premed) 3027 CH

Dr. Taylor-Winfrey - 3033 CH

Dr. Bratina - 3029 CH

Dr. Rott - 3030 CH

Dr. Hoffman - 3023 CH

 

See a Microbiology Advisor about the Microbiology Biomedical or Environmental Science Concentrations

 

BIO 105               General Biology (4)

MIC 230               Microbiology (4)

Second Bio course  (numerous options; 3-4)

MIC 350               Bacterial Diversity (3)

MIC 406               Immunology (4)

MIC 416               Microbial Genetics (5)

MIC 425               Bacterial Physiology (5)

MIC 461               Seminar/Capstone in MIC(1) MIC electives:      9-10 credits selected from a

                              list of approved credits 

 

 

 

Total credits:  40 credits required

CHM 103-104              General Chemistry I & II (10)

CHM 300 or                 Organic Chemistry (5 or 8)

CHM 303-304-305

CHM 325 or 417-418    Biochemistry (4 or 6)

MTH: at least 1 course from 145, 150, 151, 175, or 207 (4)

C-S 110 (rec.)                 Intro to Computing (4)

PHY 125, 103-104,         Physics (4-8)

or 203-204

 

 

 

 

 

Total additional credits: 32-42 credits required

PRE-PROFESSIONAL1

CLINICAL LAB SCIENCE

 

Dr. Sewell - 3011 CH

 

NUCLEAR MED TECH

Dr. Bryan – 441 CH

 

RADIATION THERAPY

Melissa Weege – 4094 HSC

 

BIO 105               General Biology (4)

BIO 312-313        Anatomy & Physiology (8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

See appropriate advisor for additional major specific requirements.

CHM 103-104                  Gen Chemistry I & II (10)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See appropriate advisor for additional major specific requirements.

PRE-DENTISTRY &

PRE-OPTOMETRY2                    

 

Dr. Abler - 3020 CH

 

BIO 105                General Biology (4)

BIO 312-313         Anatomy & Physiology (8)

BIO 306                Genetics (recommended)(4)

BIO 315                Cell Bio. (recommended)(4)

 

See Dr. Abler about selecting your first major and other biology courses to take.

 

BIO 105                General Biology (4)

BIO 312-313         Anatomy & Physiology (8)

BIO 306                Genetics (recommended)(4)

BIO 315                Cell Bio. (recommended)(4)

 

See Dr. Abler about selecting your first major and other biology courses to take.

PRE-MEDICINE,

PRE-OSTEOPATHY,  &

PRE-PODIATRY2

 

Dr. Maher - 343 CH

Dr. Seebach - 3021 CH

Dr. Galbraith - 3025 CH

Dr. Thomsen – 3026 CH      

 

PRE-CHIROPRACTIC2  

 

Dr. Brice - 3031 CH  

 

BIO 105                General Biology (4)

BIO 203                Organismal Biology (4)

BIO 306                Genetics (4)

Recommended:  BIO 312-313     Anatomy and Physiology (8)

BIO 315                Cell Biology (4)

 

 

 

 

See advisors for other requirements and recommended electives

 

CHM 103-104                Gen Chemistry I & II (10)

CHM 303-304-305         Organic Chemistry  (8)                                     

At least 1 MTH*

  Usually 145, but may need 151, 175, or 207 (varies)

PHY 103-104,                 Physics (8)

or 203-204

 English or Social/Behavioral Sciences* (varies)

           

 

*It is the student's responsibility to check with specific medical schools for admission requirements

 

PRE-GRADUATE LEVEL PRE-PROFESSIONAL

(PT/OT/PA)2

 

Dr. Howard - 3016 CH

Dr. Miskowski - 3018 CH

Dr. Sandheinrich – 4034 CH

 

BIO 105               General Biology (4)

BIO 312-313    Anatomy & Physiology (8)

 

 

 

See appropriate advisor for additional major-specific requirements.

CHM 103-104                Gen Chemistry I & II (10)

 

 

 

 

See appropriate advisor for additional major-specific requirements.

PRE-PHARM & NURSING    

Advisors: Scott Steine and Carla Burkhardt, respectively, 124 Mitchell Hall

PRE-VETERINARY

MEDICINE2

 

Dr. Taylor-Winfrey 3033 CH

 

BIO 105                General Biology (4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

See advisor about selecting your first major and which biology courses to take.

CHM 103-104                  Gen Chemistry I & II (10)

CHM 300 or                     Organic Chemistry (5 or 8)

CHM 303-304-305

CHM 325, or 417-418      Biochemistry (4  or 6)

MTH 145                          Elementary Statistics (4)

Likely 1 more MTH (175, 151, or 207)

or C-S (110, 120) course

PHY 103-104,                   Physics (8)

or 203-204

 

NUTRITION MINOR

Advisor: Dr. Peg Maher, 343 Cowley Hall

BIOLOGY MINOR

Any Biology Department advisor may assist

 

1Formal application to the major is required and generally occurs in the Spring semester of the student’s sophomore year.

                              2Pre-professional programs are considered second majors.  A first major must also be designated.  

 

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