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BA/MD Pre-Med Science Core

The "BA/MD Pre-Medical Science Core" is a group of physical sciences and math that are foundational coursework for:

    • pre-med students
    • preparation for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
    • pre-requisites for admission to the UNM School of Medicine (SOM)
    • in which all coursework must be successfully completed with a standard letter grade of a C or better

Since you, as the student, must assume FULL RESPONSIBILITY for meeting all graduation requirements, we recommend that you keep your advisement documents in a safe place. You may need to refer back to these documents when meeting with various advisors on campus.

Course List for Option I and II (45 hrs)

Mathematics (6 hours)
    • Math 1430: Calculus for the Life Sciences
    • Math 1350: Intro to Statistics
Biology (12 hours)
    • Biol 2110C/L: Molecular & Cell Biology
    • Biol 2410C/L: Genetics
    • Biol 304/304L: Plant and Animal Form and Function
General Chemistry (8 hours)
    • Chem 1215/215L: General Chemistry I & Lab                
    • Chem 1225/1225L: General Chemistry II & Lab
Organic Chemistry (8 hours)
    • Chem 301/303L: Organic Chemistry I & Lab               
    • Chem 302/304L: Organic Chemistry II & Lab
Physics (8 hours)
    • Physics 1230/1230L: Algebra-Based Physics I and Lab               
    • Physics 1240/1240L: Algebra-Based Physics II and Lab
Biochemistry (3 hours)
    • Biochem 423: Introductory Biochemistry

Course List for Option III (64 hours)

Calculus (6 hours)
    • Math 1430 and 1440: Elements of Calculus I & II
    • Math 1350: Intro to Statistics (students falling under the 2015/2016 and beyond catalog)
General Biology (16 hours)
    • Biol 2110C/L: Molecular & Cell Biology
    • Biol 2410C/L: Genetics
    • Biol 303/303L: Ecology and Evolution
    • Biol 304/304L: Plant and Animal Form and Function
General Chemistry (8 hours)
    • Chem 1215/1215L: General Chemistry I & Lab
    • Chem 1225/1225L: General Chemistry II & Lab
Organic Chemistry (8 hours)
    • Chem 301/303L: Organic Chemistry I & Lab
    • Chem 302/304L: Organic Chemistry II & Lab
Physics (8 hours)
    • Physics 1230/1230L: Algebra-Based Physics I and Lab
    • Physics 1240/1240L: Algegra-Based Physics II and Lab
Biochemistry (3 hours)
    • Biochem 423: Introductory Biochemistry
Anatomy & Physiology (8 hours)
    • Biol 2210/2210L: Human Anatomy and Physiology I for the Health Sciences
    • Biol 2225/2225L: Human Anatomy and Physiology II for the Health Sciences
Microbiology (4 hours)
    • Biol 2305/L: Microbiology for Health Sciences and Non-Majors