Department of Biology

Pre-Med Curriculum

Students can choose any of the majors offered by the Department of Biology and at the same time pursue the pre-medical curriculum. There is considerable overlap between these requirements and all of the majors offered through the Department of Biology.

Students should pay particular attention to fulfilling both the degree requirements and the recommendations of medical schools. These requirements are described more fully at the Pre-health Studies website.  The pre-med curriculum typically consists of:

Please note that these requirements are changing and many medical schools now look for applicants who have also taken Biochemistry, Psychology, and Writing.