2019-2020 Catalog

Pre-Physician Assistant 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* 4
 Credits15
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 course from Group 1 or 2* 6
 Credits15
Junior Year
Fall
CHEM 466 Fundamentals of Physical and Biophysical Chemistry 4
ANAT 204
204L
Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel
or Physiology of Organs and Systems and Physiology of Organs and Systems Laboratory
4-5
BIOL 315 Genetics May take now or fall of senior year 3
Essential Studies course or course from Group 1, 2 or 3* 3-4
 Credits14-16
Spring
BMB 301 Biochemistry 3
CHEM 467 Survey of Physical Chemistry Laboratory 2
ANAT 204
204L
Anatomy for Paramedical Personnel
or Human Physiology
4-5
Essential Studies courses or courses from Group 1, 2 or 3* 6
 Credits15-16
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 3 required credits between fall and spring 1-3 ?
Biol 315 or other Biol elective from Group 3 or 4* 3-4
Essential Studies courses or electives 6-8
 Credits15-20
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 electives 7-8
 Credits15-19
 Total Credits120-132

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

Group 1 courses are required: Eng 110 and 130, Psych 111, Psych 250, Psych 270, Soc 110, Comm 110, and a Statistics 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, 102) which may be used towards Essential Studies Humanities requirements

Group 2, 3 and 4 courses include requirements/sensible electives for PA school:
Group 2 Fall courses: Biol 312, Biol 312R, Comm 212, Med 205, Nutr 240
Group 2 Spring courses: Biol 341, Comm 212, Med 204, Nutr 240

Group 3 Fall courses: Biol 364+L, Chem 333
Group 3 Spring courses: MBio 302+L

Group 4 Fall courses: Biol 378, Biol 390, Biol 420, MBio 328
Group 4 Spring courses: Biol 369+L, Biol 415, PPT 315

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