Major in Biology (BS)
Pre-Health Option – 120 hours
University Requirement -2 hours
GSTD 1002 Freshman Seminar
General Education – 24 hours (Mathematics, natural science and physical science courses are included in the major.)
Biology – 37 hours:
BIOL 1103/1101 University Biology I/Lab
BIOL 1113/1111 University Biology II/Lab
BIOL 3032/3022 General Microbiology/Lab
BIOL 3033/3031 Genetics/Lab
BIOL 3043 Cell Biology
BIOL 3403 Medical Terminology
BIOL 3703/3701 Vertebrate Physiology
BIOL 4013/4011 Ecology/Lab
BIOL 4101 Biology Colloquium
BIOL 4502/4512 Molecular Biology
SCI 3101 Pre-Health Colloquium
Chemistry – 23-24 hours
CHEM 1023/1021 University Chemistry I/Lab
CHEM 1123/1121 University Chemistry II/Lab
CHEM 3003/3001 Organic Chemistry I/Lab
CHEM 3103/3101 Organic Chemistry II/Lab
CHEM 3073/3071 Biochemistry I/Lab
*Mathematics – 5-6 hours
MATH 1023 College Algebra
MATH 1033 Plane Trigonometry
MATH 1045 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
*Some professional schools may require MATH 1525 Calculus I for admission.
Physics – 8 hours
PHYS 2003/2001 College Physics I/Lab
PHYS 2103/2101 College Physics II/Lab
PHYS 2203/2201 University Physics I/Lab
PHYS 2213/2211 University Physics II/Lab
Electives –19-21 hours
University electives may be used but not exceed 6 hours of the 19-21 total elective hours.
College of Science and Engineering electives 13-21 hours.
Pre-Health Professional Advisory Committee
The Pre-Health Advisory College Committee convenes to discuss the assessment and viability of pre-health activities, letters of recommendation and strategic planning. The committee is constituted of the advisors of the pre-health organization and the dean of the College of Science and Engineering. Visiting members to the committee will be added as required.
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The Pre-Health option is designed to maximize the success of students pursuing careers in professional and allied health fields. To plan the best path toward career goals, students are carefully advised as they progress through the program by a dedicated pre-health advisor, Dr. Antoinette Odendaal, email@example.com. Pre-Nursing students are advised directly by the SAU Academic Advising Center, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Our graduates effectively communicate scientific knowledge.
- Our graduates have the knowledge to make informed and ethical scientific decisions.
- Our graduates think critically and creatively to analyze and solve scientific problems.
- Our graduates demonstrate the information literacy required for scientific study.
- Our graduates possess the knowledge and skill sets in biology to be successful.
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