Students who pursue the health sciences track will be able to obtain their Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry while focusing on careers in health professions.

Lisa Brodhacker and studentChemistry majors interested in pursuing health profession careers, such as pharmacy and medicine, are encouraged to pursue this health sciences emphasis.  Coursework focuses on those courses which are pre-requisites for the various health professions, as part of the emphasis.  This program offers flexibility in course work so students are prepared for health related entrance exams such as the MCAT.

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Note: The information below provides convenient links to some of the courses required for this degree; however, it should not be used as a course registration guide. Please refer to the official Lander University Academic Catalog for the most accurate and up-to-date program requirements.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS1  CREDIT HOURS

Humanities and Fine Arts

6

PSYC 101

3

SOCI 101

3
PHYS 201 or PHYS 211 4

MATH 211

3
ENGL 101 3
ENGL 102 3

MATH 121 or MATH 123

3
Approved Foreign Language 3
LINK 101 1
FALS 101 (15 FALS-approved events) 0

PHYS 202  or PHYS 212

4
Approved General Education Electives2

6

Total General Education Requirements 42

For approved courses see the General Education section
2 Students are required to take at least one Global Issues and Cultures course prior to graduation

 

MAJOR PROGRAM CORE REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
CHEM 111 4
CHEM 112 4
CHEM 198 1
CHEM 199 1
CHEM 221 4
CHEM 222 4
CHEM 299 1
CHEM 330 5
CHEM 331 4
CHEM 401 4

PSCI 499

3

 

MAJOR PROGRAM ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS  CREDIT HOURS
BIOL 111 4
BIOL 112 3
BIOL 202  3
BIOL 203 3
Choose three of the following:

SPCH 101
PHIL 302
BIOL 204
PSYC 203
CHEM 301
PEES 310

9-10
   
Total Major Program Requirements 60-61
Additional Electives 17-18
TOTAL FOR BS DEGREE 120
  • Coursework must include at least 30 hours earned in 300 or above level courses, of which 12 hours must be in the major.
  • See the 4-year major guide for recommended order in which to take courses