BIOLOGY


At the very minimum students should take:
  • BIOL 197
  • BIOL 198 & BIOL Lab (BIOL 199 or BIOL 299)
  • BIOL 229
Highly recommended courses:
  • BIOL 250 - Genetics
  • BIOL 340- Cell Biology
  • BIOL 250 -Human Physiology

CHEMISTRY


  • CHEM 113 & 114
  • CHEM 123 & 124
  • CHEM 242 & 243
  • CHEM 247 & 248
  • Biochemistry (BCHM 261 or BCHM 361/365 sequence)
Note: CHEM 103/104, Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry is not designed to give students the competencies they will need for medical school admissions.

PHYSICS



  • PHYS 113 & 114 or PHYS 211 & 205
  • PHYS 118 & 119 or PHYS 212 & 206

MATHEMATICS



Math through trigonometry (MATH 111);
More selective schools require 1 or 2 semesters of calculus


SOCIAL SCIENCES
BEHAVORIAL SCIENCES
HUMANITIES


At the very minimum students should plan on taking:
  • Psychology 100 & Sociology 100

Highly Recommended courses:
  • SOCL 231- Medical Sociology,
  • PSYC 200- Childhood & Adolescence,
  • PSYC 300- Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 202- Adulthood & Aging,
  • PSYC 371- Death & Dying
  • PHIL 246 Biomedical ethics
  • Anthropology

Note: Some schools may have other, specific requirements. Please double check with them.


 


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Robin Rylaarsdam, Ph.D
Acting Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Email: trucker@ben.edu
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186

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Lisle, IL 60532