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Pre-Med Classes

Year-long science classes in ten weeks

Colorful Mortar and Pestles on Lab Bench

Below are the summer classes that fulfill pre-med requirements. Grouped together here for your convenience, these classes are also listed on the individual subject pages within the summer website.

BISC 1403 R11 - Introduction to Biology I Lecture
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 5:45 - 8 p.m.

An introduction to the chemistry of life; the structure, function, and metabolism of the cell; heredity and molecular aspects of genetics; principles of evolution; biology of bacteria; protists and fungi; and plant evolution.

CRN: 10025
Instructor: Ribeiro
3 credits


BISC 1404 R21 - Introduction to Biology II Lecture
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 5:45 - 8 p.m.

An introduction to the biology of flowering plants and a systematic study of the major animal phyla involving aspects of their biology which suit them to their environment. Emphasizes the life-support systems of mammals and humans, and addresses interactions among organisms, as well as between them and their environment.

CRN: 10185
Instructor: Ribeiro
3 credits


BISC 1413 R11 - Introduction to Biology I Lab
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 8 - 9:30 p.m.

A laboratory course designed to illustrate topics discussed in BISC 1403. Lab fee.

CRN: 10026
Instructor: Ribeiro
2 credits


BISC 1414 R21 - Introduction to Biology II Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 8 - 9:30 p.m.

A laboratory course designed to illustrate topics discussed in BISC 1404. Lab fee.

CRN: 10186
Instructor: Ribeiro
2 credits


BISC 3232 R21 - Human Physiology Lecture
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. *Please note that this course will also meet for one make-up class on Monday, July 9 and for the final exam on Monday, August 6.*

The basics of human body functions from cellular to organ system levels. A review of the general principles of whole body regulation is included. Internal responses to various physical stresses will also be discussed. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology II and General Chemistry II; Coreq: Human Physiology Lab). BISC 3232 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 10187
Instructor: Sankar
3 credits


BISC 3242 R21 - Human Physiology Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m. *Please note that this course will also meet for one make-up class on Monday, July 9 and for the final exam on Monday, August 6.*

Laboratory exercises demonstrating principles of the human cardiovascular, nervous, respiratory, and urinary systems. Brief review of human anatomy and histology. An introduction to some of the diagnostic instrumentation and procedures used in medicine. Lab fee. (Coreq: Human Physiology Lecture). BISC 3242 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 10188
Instructor: Sankar
2 credits


BISC 3521 R11 - Biochemistry
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A lecture course on the principles of biochemistry. Topics include the chemistry and function of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids; enzymology; metabolism; bioenergetics; and gene structure and function. (Prereq: Introduction to Biology II, General Chemistry II, Organic Chemistry II: instructor recommended prereq: Genetics)

CRN: 10031
Instructor: Sankar
3 credits


CHEM 1321 R11 - General Chemistry I Lecture
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A course covering the fundamental laws and theories of chemistry including chemical equations, atomic structure, gas laws, and chemical bonding. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lab). CHEM 1321 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 10032
Instructor: Shoja
4 credits


CHEM 1322 R21 - General Chemistry II Lecture
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 1321, including kinetics, equilibrium, elementary thermodynamics, and electrochemistry. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lab). CHEM 1322 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 10202
Instructor: Shoja
4 credits


CHEM 1331 R11 - General Chemistry I Lab
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1321. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lecture). CHEM 1331 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 10033
Instructor: Shoja
2 credits


CHEM 1331 R12 - General Chemistry I Lab
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1321. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Coreq: General Chemistry I Lecture)

CRN: 10034
Instructor: Beer
2 credits


CHEM 1332 R21 - General Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1322. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lecture). CHEM 1332 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 10203
Instructor: Shoja
2 credits


CHEM 1332 R22 - General Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A selection of experiments designed to correspond to the material covered in CHEM 1322. An abbreviated qualitative analysis is also included. Lab fee. (Prereq: General Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: General Chemistry II Lecture)

CRN: 10312
Instructor: Beer
2 credits


CHEM 2521 R11 - Organic Chemistry I Lecture
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An introduction to bonding, structure, and reactivity of organic compounds, including aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, and alcohols. Concepts include orbital hybridization, stereochemistry, equilibrium reactions, transition state theory, and kinetics. Reaction mechanisms and structure elucidation are emphasized. (Coreq: Organic Chemistry I Lab). CHEM 2521 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 10035
Instructor: Saba
4 credits


CHEM 2522 R21 Organic Chemistry II Lecture
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2521. Concentrates on the chemistry of aromatic, carbonyl, and amino compounds, with particular emphasis on reaction mechanism and synthesis. Includes descriptive chemistry of biologically important molecules such as carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids. Aspects of synthetically important cycloaddition reactions will also be discussed. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lab). CHEM 2522 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 10204
Instructor: Ciaccio
4 credits


CHEM 2541 R11 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A laboratory course introducing the students to the experimental techniques of organic chemistry. Lab fee. (Coreq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture). CHEM 2541 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 10036
Instructor: Saba
2 credits


CHEM 2541 R12 - Organic Chemistry I Lab
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A laboratory course introducing the students to the experimental techniques of organic chemistry. Lab fee. (Coreq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture)  Syllabus

CRN:  10037
Instructor: Ciaccio
2 credits


CHEM 2542 R21 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2541. Lab fee. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lecture). CHEM 2542 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 10205
Instructor: Ciaccio
2 credits


CHEM 2542 R22 - Organic Chemistry II Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.

A continuation of CHEM 2541. Lab fee. (Prereq: Organic Chemistry I Lecture and Lab; Coreq: Organic Chemistry II Lecture) 

CRN: 10206
Instructor: Saba
2 credits


MATH 1206 R11 - Calculus I
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

Functions, limits, continuity, intermediate value theorem, derivatives and applications, anti-derivatives, Riemann sums, definite integrals, the fundamental theorem of calculus. MATH 1206 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 10084
Instructor: Brakalova
4 credits


MATH 1206 L21 - Calculus I
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

Functions, limits, continuity, intermediate value theorem, derivatives and applications, anti-derivatives, Riemann sums, definite integrals, the fundamental theorem of calculus.

CRN: 10245
Instructor: Lakzian
4 credits


PHYS 1501 R11 - General Physics I Lecture
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An introductory course in physics at the non-calculus level. A study of the basic laws of classical physics, including mechanics, heat, thermodynamics, and properties of matter. PHYS 1501 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 10104
Instructor: Haider
3 credits


PHYS 1502 R21 - General Physics II Lecture
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1501 covering simple harmonic motion, waves, sound, electricity and magnetism. PHYS 1502 R21 syllabus.

CRN: 10262
Instructor: Shibayev
3 credits


PHYS 1511 R11 - General Physics I Lab
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MWTh, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Experiments in mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. Lab fee. PHYS 1511 R11 syllabus.

CRN: Closed
Instructor: Fessatidis
1 credit


PHYS 1511 R12 - General Physics I Lab
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MWTh, 3 - 5 p.m.

Experiments in mechanics, heat, and thermodynamics. Lab fee. PHYS 1511 R12 syllabus.

CRN: 10106
Instructor: Fessatidis
1 credit


PHYS 1512 R21 - General Physics II Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MWTh, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1511; experiments in nuclear physics, optics, waves, electricity, and magnetism. Lab fee. PHYS 1512 R21 syllabus.

CRN: Closed
Instructor: Staff
1 credit


PHYS 1512 R22 - General Physics II Lab
Session II, July 5 - August 6, 2018
Rose Hill: MWTh, 3 - 5 p.m.

Continuation of PHYS 1511; experiments in nuclear physics, optics, waves, electricity, and magnetism. Lab fee. PHYS 1512 R22 syllabus.

CRN: 10264
Instructor: Staff
1 credit


PSYC 2000 R11 - Statistics with Lab
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This course covers descriptive statistics and (parametric and nonparametric) inferential statistics. It emphasizes mastery of statistical concepts and utilization of statistical software. PSYC 2000 R11 syllabus.

CRN: 10117
Instructor: Kim
4 credits


SOCI 1100 L11 - Introduction to Sociology
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

An introduction to sociology with a focus on its nature as a scientific discipline. The analysis of society through the use of sociological theories, concepts, and methods. This course serves as a prerequisite to all other sociology courses and seeks to stimulate students to continue to deepen their understanding of societies.

CRN: 10127
Instructor: Valle
3 credits


SOCI 1100 R11 - Introduction to Sociology
Session I, May 29 - June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

An introduction to sociology with a focus on its nature as a scientific discipline. The analysis of society through the use of sociological theories, concepts, and methods. This course serves as a prerequisite to all other sociology courses and seeks to stimulate students to continue to deepen their understanding of societies.

CRN: 10128
Instructor: Durkin
3 credits