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Course Expectations

Expected Courses        

Critical Reading and Writing

3 hrs.

Advanced Academic Writing

3 hrs.

Molecules and Cells

4 hrs.

Structure and Function of Organisms

4 hrs.

General Chemistry I & II

8 hrs.

Organic Chemistry I & II

8 hrs.

Calculus(optional for some schools)

4 hrs.

Intermediate Calculus(optional for some schools)

4 hrs.

General Physics I & II

8 hrs.


Reccommended Courses
        

General Psychology

3 hrs.

Analytical Chemistry

4 hrs.

Genetics

4 hrs.

Cell Biology

4 hrs.

Animal Physiology

4 hrs.

Biochemistry

4 hrs.

Microbiology and Immunology

4 hrs.

Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy

4 hrs.

Animal Parasitology (Veterinary)

4 hrs.

Introduction to Statistics

3 hrs.


Selection of courses should be done in consultation with the Pre-Medical Advising Committee. Most Pre-Med students at Catawba College major in either Biology or Chemistry. The sequence of courses in these departments should include the expected courses for admission into medical, dental, or veterinary school. The recommended courses should also be included whenever possible.