2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology, Pre-medical/Pre-dental/Pre-veterinary Medical Biology Concentration, B.S.

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B.S., Biology

Students earning a B.S. degree with a major in biology must complete a minimum of 122 credits for the General Biology and Pre-medical/Pre-dental/Pre-veterinary Medical Biology concentrations and a minimum of 125 credits for the Biochemistry concentration. Courses include the University Core Curriculum and the course requirements for the particular biology concentration as indicated below.

Concentration in Pre-medical/Pre-dental/ Pre-veterinary Medical Biology

This concentration gives the student the basic entrance requirements of virtually every U.S. college of medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine. Entrance into these colleges is highly competitive, and completion of the concentration does not guarantee acceptance into a medical, dental, or veterinary medical college. Graduates have gone on to pursue medical, dental, and veterinary medical degrees at a variety of institutions. Students who complete the program but decide not to pursue a medical career are highly qualified to enter the workforce in one of the technically oriented research, health, or related life science fields. In addition to the University Core Curriculum and eight free electives, the following courses are required:

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