This option is offered within the following major(s):
Biochemistry and Biophysics students interested in a career in medicine should choose this option. It may also be suitable for students interested in some other health professions, and these students should first consult with their advisor. In addition to offering a rigorous foundation in general chemistry, organic chemistry, mathematics, physics, biology, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, biophysics, statistics, and biological sequence analysis, the Pre-medicine option meets the requirements for most medical schools in the U.S. by providing students with training in genetics, psychology, ethics, and social sciences. Students have a wide choice of medically relevant electives in areas such as anatomy and physiology, microbiology, neuroscience, and immunology. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in undergraduate research. Faculty pre-medical advisors guide students to integrate undergraduate research and other relevant professional opportunities into their undergraduate experience and to prepare themselves as strong candidates for admission to the professional schools of their interest.
Option Code: 928