Coursework

Course preparation varies by medical school. It is the responsibility of each student to confirm requirements for the specific schools to which they may be applying.  Also, while some coursework may not be required for admission, it is highly recommended in preparation for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT2015). Minimum pre-requisites for most pre-medical programs would require the following UST courses:

Biology

  • BIOL 207 Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution
  • BIOL 208 Biological Communication and Energetics
  • BIOL 209 Biology of Sustainability
  • Two 300-level BIOL electives (CHEM 440 & 442 Biochemistry I & II are acceptable electives as well) 

Chemistry

  • CHEM 111 General Chemistry I (Note: CHEM 115 Accelerated General Chemistry can substitute for CHEM 111 & 112)
  • CHEM 112 General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 201 Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 202 Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 440 Biochemistry I (strongly recommended)        

Physics

  • PHYS 109 General Physics I
  • PHYS 110 General Physics II

OR

  • PHYS 111 Classical Physics I
  • PHYS 112 Classical Physics II

Mathematics/Statistics

  • MATH 113 Calculus I (Note: MATH 108 & 109 Calculus with Review I & II can substitute for 113) 
  • STAT 220 Statistics I

Psychology/Sociology

  • PSYC 111 General Psychology
  • SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology or SOCI 110 Social Problems