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Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine and Pre-Optometry

In Effect Fall 2019

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Freshman Year
Fall Semester Hours
ENGL 1100 English Comp I 3
MATH 1610 Calculus I 4
CHEM 1030 Fund. of Chemistry I1 3
CHEM 1031 Chem I Lab 1
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biol 3
BIOL 1021 Principles of Biol Lab 1
SCMH 1890 Pre-Health Orientation 1
16
Spring Semester Hours
ENGL 1120 English Comp II 3
CORE HISTORY I 3
CHEM 1040 Fund. of Chemistry II1 3
CHEM 1041 Chem II Lab 1
BIOL 1030 Organismal Biol 3
BIOL 1031 Organismal Biol Lab 1
14
Sophomore Year
Fall Semester Hours
CHEM 2070 Organic Chem I 3
CHEM 2071 Organic I Lab 1
CORE HISTORY II 3
PHYS 1500 Physics I 4
CORE LITERATURE 3
14
Spring Semester Hours
CHEM 2080 Organic Chem II 3
CHEM 2081 Organic II Lab 1
BIOL 3000/3003 Genetics 3
PHYS 1510 Physics II 4
COMM 1000 Public Speaking 3
14
Junior Year
Fall Semester Hours
BIOL 3200+3201 Microbiology 4
STAT 2510 Statistics for Biol 3
PSYC 2010 Intro. to Psychology 3
CORE FINE ARTS 3
BCHE 5180 Biochemistry I 3
16
Spring Semester Hours
BIOL 4100 Cell Biology 3
BIOL 4101 Cell Biology Lab 2
PHIL 1030 Ethics & Health Science 3
CORE SOCIAL SCIENCE 3
BCHE 5190 Biochemistry II 3
14
Senior Year
Fall Semester Hours
Major 15
14
Spring Semester Hours
Major 10
Elective2 7
17
Total Hours: 120

Long range schedules for COSAM courses are online at http://aub.ie/cosamlrs
Courses in BOLD will be used to calculate GPA in major.
Options for courses labeled CORE are in the Auburn University Bulletin (www.auburn.edu/bulletin) under Core Curriculum.
Students should declare a major in the semester they earn 60 hours. See below for majors.
Students must complete all requirements for that major prior to graduation.
Students plannin a Physics major should consult with the pre-health advisor.

1 The Chemistry 1110/111-1120/1121 sequence can substitute for CHEM 1030/1031-1040/1041. See advisor for details

2 Total elective require may change with choice of major. See PHYS, and IBIO requirements below.

SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS PRE-MED, PRE-DENT, PRE-OPT Major Requirements

BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES: BMSC

  • Must complete:
    • BIOL 5500 Immunology (3 hours)
    • BIOL 5600 Biomedical Physiology (5 hours)
    • 2 hours of undergraduate research*
    • 4 hours professional elective chosen from the following
      • Foreign Language at 1010 or above
      • BIOL 2500
      • any 3000+ level course in BIOL, CHEM or PHYS
  • Must complete 11 hours chosen from the following:
    • BIOL 3001 Genetics Lab (1 hour)
    • BIOL 3010/3013 Comparative Anatomy (3 hours)
    • BIOL 3011 Comparative Anatomy Lab (1 hour)
    • BIOL 4000/4003 Histology (3 hours)
    • BIOL 4001/4033 Histology Lab (1 hour)
    • BIOL 4150 Human Genetics (3 hours)
    • BIOL 4410 Vert. Development (5 hours)
    • BIOL 5110 Parasitology (4 hours)
    • BIOL 5200 Clinical Microbiology (5 hours)
    • BIOL 5220 Intro Molecular Genetics (3 hours)
    • BIOL 5230 Virology (3 hours)
    • BIOL 5330 Developmental Genetics (3 hours)
    • BIOL 5501 Immunology Lab (2 hours)
    • BIOL 5521 Gene Express. Recomb. DNA Lab (2 hours)
    • CHEM 3050 Analytical Chem (3 hours)
    • CHEM 3160 Physical Chem. (3 hours)
    • Undergraduate Research (no more than 2 additional hours)*
    • SCMH 3810 or 3890 (Preceptorships)
    • SCMH 5940 (Global Study/Travel Abroad in COSAM- pre-health topics)

*Note: no more than 6 credit hours total of Undergraduate Research will be counted towards any degree.

CHEMISTRY: CHEM, BA

  • Please refer to the CHEM, B.A. model designated for PMED, PDEN & POPT concentrations.

MICROBIOLOGY: MCMB

  • Must complete BIOL 5200 (5 hours), 5620 (3 hours), 5250 (4 hours) and 5500 (3 hours).
  • Must complete 10 hours chosen from the following: BIOL 3020, 4000/4003, 4001/4033, 4410, 4970 (max of 4 hours), 4980 (max of 6 hours), 5110, 5210, 5230, 5501, 5521, 5600, 5660, 5700.

PHYSICS: PHYS

  • Must complete MATH 1620 (in place of STAT 2510), 2630, and 2650.
  • Must complete PHYS 1607 and 1617 (in place of PHYS 1500 and 1510), PHYS 2200, 2100, 2300, 3100, 3200, and 3500.

ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY: INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY

  • Must complete BIOL 3030/3033 (3 hours), BIOL 3060 (4 hours) and BIOL 3010/3103 + 3011 (4 hours)
  • Must complete 2 of the following: BIOL 4000/4003 + 4001/4033 (4 hours), 4010 (4 hours), 4020 (4 hours), 4410 (5 hours), 5110 (4 hours).
  • Must complete BIOL 5600 (5 hours).
  • Organismal Biology majors need 8 hours of free electives. Choosing BIOL 4410 means you only need 7 hours of free electives.


Last Updated: 08/14/2019