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MD/DO- Sample Curriculum Plan

15-month option- Spring Start only

These are sample plans, and can be customized based on student background and the school admissions requirements

Year 1

Spring

Courses:
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits
  • Principles of Biology, BIOL 002, 4 credits

Summer

Courses:
  • Principles of Biology, BIOL 001, 4 credits
  • General Chemistry II, CHEM 32, 4 credits

Fall

Courses:

  • Organic Chemistry I, CHEM 141, 4 credits
  • Elements of Physics I, PHYS 11 with lab PHYS 21, 5 credits
  • Science Elective**
Activities:
  • Research and Patient Care
  • MCAT prep
  • Committee Letter Process Prep

Year 2

Spring

Courses:
  • Organic Chemistry II, CHEM 142, 4 credits
  • Elements of Physics II, PHYS 12 with lab PHYS 22, 5 credits
  • Bio Chemistry, BIOC 295
Activities:
  • Research and Patient Care
  • MCAT Prep & Exam
  • Committee Letter Process submission
  • AMCAS application

** Recommended Electives:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Emergency Medicine Research
  • Nutrition

2-year Options: Summer Start

These are sample plans, and can be customized based on student background and the school admissions requirements.

Year 1

Summer

Courses:
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits
  • General Chemistry II, CHEM 32, 4 credits

Fall

Courses:
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits
  • Exploring Biology I, BCOR 11, 4 credits
  • Elements of Physics I,  PHYS 11 with lab PHYS 21, 5 credits
  • Organic Chemistry I, CHEM 141, 4 credits

Spring

Courses:
  • Exploring Biology II, BCOR 12, 4 credits
  • Elements of Physics II,  PHYS 12 with lab PHYS 22, 5 credits
  • Organic Chemistry II, CHEM 142, 4 credits

Year 2

Summer

Courses:
  • Biochemistry prep course
Activities:
  • Research and Patient Care
  • MCAT prep

Fall

Courses:
  • Bio Chemistry, BIOC 201, 3 credits
  • Science Elective**
Activities:
  • Research and Patient Care
  • MCAT prep
  • Committee Letter Process Prep

Year 3

Spring

Courses:
  • Optional: Science Elective**
Activities:
  • Research and Patient Care
  • MCAT Prep & Exam
  • Committee Letter Process submission
  • AMCAS application

** Recommended elective:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Emergency Medicine Research
  • Nutrition

2-year Options: Fall Start

These are sample plans, and can be customized based on student background and the school admissions requirements.

Year 1

Fall

Courses:
  • Exploring Biology I, BCOR 11, 4 credits
  • Elements of Physics I,  PHYS 11 with lab PHYS 21, 5 credits
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits

Spring

Courses:
  • General Chemistry II, CHEM 32, 4 credits
  • Exploring Biology II, BCOR 12, 4 credits
  • Elements of Physics II,  PHYS 12 with lab PHYS 22, 5 credits

Summer

Courses:
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 141, 4 credits
  • Organic Chemistry II, CHEM 142, 4 credits

Year 2

Fall

Courses:
  • Bio Chemistry, BIOC 201
  • Science Elective**
Activities:
  • Research and Patient Care
  • MCAT prep
  • Committee Letter Process Prep

Spring

Courses:
  • Optional: Science Elective**
Activities:
  • Research and Patient Care
  • MCAT Prep & Exam
  • Committee Letter Process submission
  • AMCAS application

** Recommended electives:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Emergency Medicine Research
  • Nutrition

Post-Baccalaureate Physician Assistant (PA) Sample Curriculum

15-month Option: Summer Term Start

These are sample plans, and can be customized based on student background and the PA school admissions requirements

Year 1

Summer

Courses:
  • Principles of Biology, BIOL 001, 4 credits
  • Principles of Biology, BIOL 002, 4 credits

Fall

Courses:
  • Anatomy and Physiology with labs ANPS 19
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits
  • Microbiology & Pathogenesis, MMG 065, 4 credits
  • Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, PSYC 152, 3 credits

Spring

Courses:
  • Anatomy and Physiology with labs ANPS 20
  • General Chemistry II, CHEM 32, 4 credits
  • Statistics, STAT 111, 3 credits
  • Nutrition, NFS 43, 3 credits

Year 2

Summer

Courses:
  • Genetics, BCOR 101, 3 credits
  • Sociology, Social Organization of Death & Dying, SOC 154, 3 credits
  • English, ENG 001, 3 credits
Activities:
  • Prep for and take GRE before end of program

2-year Option: Fall Term Start

Year 1

Fall

Courses:
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology, ANPS 19, 4 credits
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits
  • English, ENG 001,  3 credits
  • Psychology, PSYC 001, 3 credits

Spring

Courses:
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology, ANPS 20, 4 credits
  • General Chemistry II, CHEM 32, 4 credits
  • Statistics, STAT 111, 3 credits
  • Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, PSYC 152, 3 credits

Summer

Courses:
  • 2 Principles of Biology courses with labs, BIOL 001 and 002, 4 credits each

Year 2

Fall

Courses:
  • Biochemistry, Agricultural Biochemistry, PBIO 185, 3 credits
  • Microbiology, Microbiology & Infectious Disease, MMG 101, 4 credits
  • Nutrition, NFS 43, 3 credits
  • prepare and/or take GRE

Spring

Courses:
  • Genetics, BCOR 101, 4 credits
  • English, ENG 001 3 credits
Activities:
  • Prep for and take GRE before end of program

Post-Baccalaureate Veterinarian (DVM) Sample Curriculum

2-year Option: Summer start

These are sample plans, and can be customized based on student background and the PA school admissions requirements

Year 1

Summer

Courses:
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits
  • General Chemistry II, CHEM 32, 4 credits
  • (Assumes current with precalculus – algebra with trigonometry)

Fall

Courses:
  • Exploring Biology I, BCOR 11, 4 credits
  • Organic Chemistry, CHEM 141, 4 credits
  • Calculus I (MATH 19, 3 credits, or MATH 21, 4 credits)
Activities:
  • prepare and/or take GRE

Spring

Courses:
  • Exploring Biology II, BCOR 12, 4 credits
  • Calculus II (MATH 20, 3 credits, or MATH 22, 4 credits)
  • Organic Chemistry II, CHEM142, 4 credits

Year 2

Summer

Courses:
  • 2 Physics with labs over 10 weeks (algebra-based)
  • PHYS 11 with lab PHYS 21, 5 credits
  • PHYS 12 with lab PHYS 22, 5 credits

Fall

Courses:
  • Animal Physiology with lab, ASCI 141, 4 credits
  • Biochemistry (CHEM 205, 3 credits, or grad-level BIOC 301, 3 credits)
  • ** Elective Animal Sciences or English, Humanities, Social Sciences, as needed
Activities:
  • prepare and/or take GRE

Spring

Courses:
  • Genetics: Animal Genetics & Breeding, ASCI 168, or Genetics, BCOR 101, 3 credits
  • Nutrition: Fundamentals of Nutrition, NFS 43, 3 credits
  • ** Any remaining Animal Science, English, Humanities, or Social Science courses

** Recommended Animal Courses:

  • ASCI 043, Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • ASCI 117, Horse Health and Disease
  • ASCI 118, Applied Animal Health
  • ASCI 141, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • ASCI 168, Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • ASCI 171, Zoos, Exotics, and Endangered Species

2-year Option: Fall start

These are sample plans, and can be customized based on student background and the PA school admissions requirements

Year 1

Fall

Courses:
  • Exploring Biology I, BCOR 11, 4 credits
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits
  • Elements of Physics I,  PHYS 11 with lab PHYS 21, 5 credits

Spring

Courses:
  • Exploring Biology II, BCOR 12, 4 credits
  • General Chemistry II, CHEM 32, 4 credits
  • Elements of Physics II, PHYS 12 with lab PHYS 22, 5 credits

Summer

Courses:
  • Organic Chemistry I, CHEM 141, 4 credits
  • Organic Chemistry II, CHEM 142, 4 credits

Year 2

Fall

Courses:
  • Animal Physiology with lab, ASCI 141, 4 credits
  • Calculus I (MATH 19, 3 credits, or MATH 21, 4 credits)
  • Biochemistry (CHEM 205, 3 credits, or grad-level BIOC 301, 3 credits)
  • ** Elective Animal Sciences or English, Humanities, Social Sciences, as needed
Activities:
  • prepare and/or take GRE

Spring

Courses:
  • Genetics: Animal Genetics & Breeding, ASCI 168, or
  • Genetics, BCOR 101, 3 credits
  • 1 Calculus II (MATH 20, 3 credits, or MATH 22, 4 credits)
  • Nutrition: Fundamentals of Nutrition, NFS 43, 3 credits
  • ** Any remaining Animal Science, English, Humanities, or Social Science courses
Activities:
  • prepare and/or take GRE

** Recommended Animal Courses:

  • ASCI 043, Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • ASCI 117, Horse Health and Disease
  • ASCI 118, Applied Animal Health
  • ASCI 141, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • ASCI 168, Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • ASCI 171, Zoos, Exotics, and Endangered Species

2-year Option: Spring start

These are sample plans, and can be customized based on student background and the PA school admissions requirements

Year 1

Spring

Courses:
  • General Chemistry I, CHEM 31, 4 credits
  • 2 Principles of Biology courses with labs BIO 002, 4 credits each

Summer

Courses:
  • Principles of Biology, BIOL 001, 4 credits
  • General Chemistry II, CHEM 32, 4 credits

Fall

Courses:
  • Elements of Physics I, PHYS 11 with lab PHYS 21, 5 credits
  • Organic Chemistry, CHEM 141, 4 credits
Activities:
  • prepare and/or take GRE

Year 2

Spring

Courses:
  • Genetics: Animal Genetics & Breeding, ASCI 168, or Genetics, BCOR 101, 3 credits
  • Calculus I (MATH 19, 3 credits, or MATH 21, 4 credits)
  • Nutrition: Fundamentals of Nutrition, NFS 43, 3 credits
  • ** Any remaining Animal Science, English, Humanities, or Social Science courses
Activities:
  • prepare and/or take GRE

Summer

Activities:
  • prepare and/or take GRE
  • CREAM

Fall

Courses:
  • Animal Physiology with lab, ASCI 141, 4 credits
  • Biochemistry (CHEM 205, 3 credits, or grad-level BIOC 301, 3 credits)
  • Calculus II (MATH 20, 3 credits, or MATH 22, 4 credits)
  • ** Elective Animal Sciences or English, Humanities, Social Sciences, as needed
  • prepare for GRE/take GRE

** Recommended Animal Courses:

  • ASCI 043, Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • ASCI 117, Horse Health and Disease
  • ASCI 118, Applied Animal Health
  • ASCI 141, Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals
  • ASCI 168, Animal Genetics and Breeding
  • ASCI 171, Zoos, Exotics, and Endangered Species

Post-Baccalaureate Dental (DDS)

Sample Curriculum:

  • 2 semesters General Chemistry with labs, 8 credits
  • 2 semesters Organic Chemistry with labs, 8 credits
  • 2 semesters Biology with labs, 8 credits
  • 2 semesters Physics with labs, 10 credits
  • 2 semesters English, 6 credits
  • 1 semester Sculpture, 3 credits

Highly Recommended:

  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Nutrition

Post-Baccalaureate Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Pharmacists are a part of the health team caring for patients with direct patient contact. The majority of pharmacists work directly with the public, but there is also opportunity for research, hospital patient care, and innovation with a pharmacy career.

The courses outlined below will help you meet the undergraduate sciences requirements for admission to pharmacy school.

Sample Curriculum:

  • 2 semesters General Chemistry with labs, 8 credits
  • 2 semesters General Biology with labs, 8 credits
  • 2 semesters Organic Chemistry with labs, 8 credits
  • 1 semester Statistics, 3 credits
  • 1 semester Calculus I, 3 credits
  • 1 semester Microbiology with lab, 4 credits
  • 2 semesters Physics, 6 credits
  • 1 semester General Psychology, 3 credits
  • 3 semesters Humanities, 9 credits
  • 1 semester Public Speaking, 3 credits

Highly recommended:

  • Liberal Arts electives

Post-Baccalaureate Occupational Therapy Degree (OTD)

Sample Curriculum:

Applicants must complete the following prerequisite courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or greater prior to entry into the program:

  • One semester of General Psychology (3 credits)
  • One semester of Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
  • One semester of Human Development (3 credits)
  • One semester of Statistics (3 credits)
  • One semester of Biology (3 credits)
  • One semester of Human Anatomy with lab (4 credits)
  • One semester of Human Physiology with lab (4 credits)
  • Two semesters of Social Sciences (Anthropology, Humanities, Philosophy, Sociology: 6 credits)
  • One semester of Physics or Kinesiology (3 credits)

Post-Baccalaureate Physical Therapist (DPT)

Sample Curriculum:

  • 2 semesters Anatomy & Physiology, 8 credits
  • 2 semesters General Chemistry with labs, 8 credits
  • 2 semesters Physics with labs, 10 credits
  • 1 semester Biology, 4 credits
  • 1 semester Exercise Physiology, 4 credits
  • 1 semester Psychology, 3 credits
  • 1 semester Statistics, 3 credits