Curriculum

Semester by Semester Curriculum

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Year I - Summer Sessions Prior to Fall

Credits
SS I
3100:180 BS/MD Orientation 1
2780:290 Special Topics: CPR (8 weeks) 2
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I 3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab 1
*3300:112 English Composition II-Honors 3
SS II
3150:153 Principles of Chemistry II 3
3150:154 Qualitative Analysis (Lab) 2
Total 15

*Students with ACT 28-36 or SAT 610-800 may take English 112 Honors only, otherwise must take English 111 Honors and English 112 Honors.

Year I - Fall Semester

Credits
3100:190 Health Care Delivery Systems 1
3100:111 Principles of Biology I + Lab 4
3150:263 Organic Chemistry I 3
3150:265 Organic Chemistry I Lab + Disc. 2
3650:261 Physics for Life Sciences I + Lab 4
3750:100 Introduction to Psychology 3
*3300:111 English Composition I-Honors; Or 4
*3300:112 English Composition II-Honors; Or 3
Other Group or Elective Course 3-4
7600:105 Intro. to Public Speaking; Or 3
7600:106 Effective Oral Communication 3
Total 23-24

*Students with ACT 28-36 or SAT 610-800 may take English 112 Honors only, otherwise must take English 111 Honors and English 112 Honors.

Year I - Spring Semester

Credits
3100:191 Health Care Delivery Systems 1
3100:112 Principles of Biology II + Lab 4
3150:264 Organic Chemistry II 3
3470:261 Introductory Statistics I (BS/MD) (1/2 sem.) 2
3470:262 Introductory Statistics II (BS/MD) (1/2 sem.) 2
3650:262 Physics for Life Sciences II + Lab 4
*3300:112 English Composition II-Honors 3
3750:100 Introduction to Psychology; Or 3
7600:105 Intro. to Public Speaking; Or 3
7600:106 Effective Oral Communication; Or 3
Group Elective (Note a); Or 3-4
Free Electives (Note b) 3-4
Total 22-23

*Students with ACT 28-36 or SAT 610-800 may take English 112 Honors only, otherwise must take English 111 Honors and English 112 Honors.

Year II - Summer Sessions Prior to Fall

Credits
SSI-SSII
3100:211 General Genetics (no lab) 3
1800:201 Medical Seminar and Practicum I        (8 Weeks) 3
5540:Any Physical Education 1
Electives (Note a or b) 2-5
Total 9-12
MCAT (August)

Year II - Fall Semester

Credits
3100:290 Health Care Delivery Systems 1
3150:401 Biochemistry I (no lab) 3
3100:363 Animal Physiology + Lab (:364) 4
3100: 300/400 level Biology 4
3450:221 Analytical Geometry & Calculus I 4
Group Electives (Note a); Or 8
Free Electives (Note b); Or 0-8
300/400 Biology course (Note c) 0-4
Total 20-24

Year II - Spring Semester

Credits
3100:291 Health Care Delivery Systems 1
3150:402 Biochemistry II (no lab) 3
3100:485 Cell Physiology + Lab 4
1880:310 Medicine & the Humanities 3
3450:221 Analytical Geometry & Calculus 4
Group Electives (Note a); Or 7
Free Electives (Note b); Or 0-4
300/400 Biology course (Note c) 0-4
Total 19-22
MCAT (if didn’t pass in August)

Year III - Summer Sessions Prior to Fall

Credits
SS I Or
SS II Group or Free Electives 0-8
Total 0-8

Notes

Note a. Group electives from Groups I, II, and III.

Note b. Free electives in any department except math (3450, 3460, 3470) and sciences (3010, 3100, 3150, 3370, 3650), any Summit College math and/or science classes, and PE (5540). 

Note c. C-2 students who plan to graduate from UA before going to NEOMED, must complete 8 credits of 300/400 level Biology.

Baccalaureate Requirements

The College requirement of 47 upper level credits is waived for B.S./M.D. students promoted to Phase II in two years. Those who leave the program or take a third year must satisfy this requirement. See the BS/MD Program Academic Adviser for clarification.

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