Curriculum

CurriculumOur pre-medical curriculum will provide you with a strong foundation of core science classes as well as guidance through your medical school application and selection process. This 12-month program consists of 32 credit hours over three semesters. 

After the spring semester, you will prepare and submit medical school applications for entrance a year from September. 

Summer Semester (8 credit hours)

CHE 150 INTRODUCTION TO CHEMISTRY (3 credits) Corequisite: CHE 150L
CHE 150L BASIC LABORATORY METHODS (1 credit) Corequisite: CHE 150


CHE 220 FOUNDATIONS OF INORGANIC AND PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY (3 credits) Prereq: CHE 150 Coreq: CHE 220L 
CHE 220L BASIC LABORATORY METHODS II (1 credit)  Corequisite: CHE 220

Fall Semester (12 credit hours) 

BIO 191 CELL AND ANIMAL BIOLOGY with LAB (4 credits)

CHE 240 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I (4 credits)Prerequisite: CHE 220 and CHE 220L

PHY 102 ELEMENTS OF PHYSICS I with LAB (4 credits)

Spring Semester (12 hours)

BIO 192 MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND GENETICS with LAB (4 credits) Prerequisite: BIO 191

CHE 340 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II with LAB (4 credits)Prerequisite: CHE 240

 PHY 103 ELEMENTS OF PHYSICS II with LAB (4 credits)Prerequisite: PHY 102

For course descriptions please visit the online catalog: http://www.agnesscott.edu/academics/catalog 

MCAT Examination (late spring or early summer) 

The Glide Year

After completing required coursework for the post-bacc program, you may elect to work in a clinical or laboratory setting during the "glide year," or take the following courses at Agnes Scott while you are applying to medical schools: 

BIO 300/CHE 280 BIOCHEMISTRY I with LAB (4 credits)Prerequisite: CHE 340
BIO 305 ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY with LAB (4 credits) Prerequisite: BIO 191, BIO 193 or 196, CHE 220
MEDICAL ETHICS Women, Health and Society or other elective