Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


Fordham Post-Baccalaureate
Pre-Medical/Pre-Health Program

Curriculum and Courses

The basic curriculum includes one year of biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, mathematics and statistics, biochemistry and physiology, psychology, sociology and English required by most medical and professional schools as prerequisites for admission. Additional upper level science courses are also available and require prior completion of the basic sequence in biology, general chemistry and calculus. These courses prepare students for the professional school entrance exams, e.g., MCAT, DAT, VCAT, OAT.

Basic Curriculum

  • Intro to Biology I Lecture (3) / Lab (2) and  Intro to Biology II Lecture (3) / Lab (2)  or                General Biology I Lecture (3) / Lab (2)  and  General Biology II Lecture (3) / Lab (2)
  • General Chemistry I Lecture (4) / Lab (2)  and  General Chemistry II Lecture (4) / Lab (2)
  • Applied Calculus I (3) and Statistics I (4)
  • Organic Chemistry I Lecture (4) / Lab (2)  and  Organic Chemistry II Lecture (4) / Lab (2)
  • General Physics I Lecture (3) / Lab (1)  and  General Physics II Lecture (3) / Lab (1)
  • Human Physiology Lecture (3) / Lab (2)  or  Vertebrate Physiology Lecture / Lab (5) or        Vertebrate Physiology without Lab (3)
  • Biochemistry (3) (prereq - Organic Chemistry I and II Lecture / Lab sequence)
  • Foundations of Psychology Lecture / Lab (4)
  • Introduction to Sociology (3)

 
Upper Level Electives

  • Cell Biology (3)
  • Genetics Lecture (3) / Lab (2) or Genetics Lecture without Lab (3)
  • Microbiology Lecture (3) / Lab (2)
  • Immunology Lecture (3) / Lab (2)
  • Human Anatomy Lecture (3) / Lab (2) or Vertebrate Anatomy Lecture (3) / Lab (2)
  • Molecular Biology (3) (prereq - Organic Chemistry I and II Lecture / Lab sequence)

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