Pre-Optometry with B.S. in Chemistry (Biochemistry Emphasis)

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredits
CHEM 101 Orientation to Chemistry 1
CHEM 121
121L
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry I Laboratory
4
BIOL 150
150L
General Biology I
and General Biology I Laboratory
4
MATH 103 College Algebra 3
Essential Studies course or course from Group 1* 3
 Credits15
Spring
CHEM 122
122L
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry II Laboratory
4
BIOL 151
151L
General Biology II
and General Biology II Laboratory
4
MATH 146 Applied Calculus I 3
Essential Studies course or course from Group 1* 3-4
 Credits14-15
Sophomore Year
Fall
CHEM 341
341L
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHEM 361 Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry I 1
CHEM 333
333L
Analytical Chemistry
and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
4
PHYS 211 College Physics I 4
Essential Studies course or course from Group 1 or 2* 3
 Credits16
Spring
CHEM 342
342L
Organic Chemistry II
and Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
4
CHEM 362 Problem Solving in Organic Chemistry II 1
PHYS 212 College Physics II 4
Essential Studies courses or courses from Group 1 or 2* 6
 Credits15
Junior Year
Fall
CHEM 466 Fundamentals of Physical and Biophysical Chemistry 4
BIOL 315 Genetics 3
BIOL 442
442L
Physiology of Organs and Systems
and Physiology of Organs and Systems Laboratory
4
Essential Studies courses or courses from Group 1, 2, or 3* 6
 Credits17
Spring
CHEM 467 Survey of Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2
BMB 301 Biochemistry 3
BIOL 341 Cell Biology May be taken in an earlier summer 3
Essential Studies courses or courses from Group 1, 2, or 3* 6
 Credits14
Senior Year
Fall
BMB 401
BMB 403
Biochemistry of Proteins and Information Flow
and Advanced Biochemistry Laboratory
5
CHEM 492 Senior Research May split up the required 3 credits between fall and spring 1-3 ?
ANAT 204
204L
Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel
and Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel Laboratory
5
Essential Studies course or course from Group 3 or 4* 4
 Credits15-17
Spring
CHEM 492 Senior Research May split up the 3 required credits between fall and spring 1-3 ?
MBIO 302
302L
General Microbiology Lecture
and General Microbiology Laboratory
4
Biol elective from Group 3 or 4* 3-4
Essential Studies courses or courses from Group 3 or 4* 6-8
 Credits14-19
 Total Credits120-128

*Courses for Groups 1, 2, 3, and 4:

Group 1 courses are required: Eng 110 and 130, Psych 111, Soc 110, Comm 110, Badm 101 or Econ 201 or Econ 202, and a Stats course (Psych 241, Soc 326 or other course as approved); additionally, the Chem/Biochem major requires a level 2 proficiency in a Foreign Language (i.e., Span 101 and 102) which may be used towards Essential Studies Humanities requirements

Group 2 Fall or spring courses are sensible electives: Med 205, Comm 212, Nutr 240

Group 3 and 4 courses are good electives for optometry school:
Group 3 Fall courses: business/management/finance course
Group 3 Spring courses: business/management/finance course
Group 4 Fall courses: Biol 420, Mbio 328
Group 4 Spring courses: Biol 312+R, Biol 369+L

Please see Health Sciences Advisor for help with choosing requirements and electives for this program!

All students must fulfill Essential Studies requirements to graduate: http://und.edu/academics/essential-studies/requirements.cfm

Office of the Registrar

Tel: 701.777.2711
1.800.CALL.UND
Fax: 701.777.2696

Twamley Hall Room 201
264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382