HEGIS Code: 5649, CIP Code - 24.0101

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: LASC-AS

     This option is designed for students planning a career in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, scientific research, applied science or the teaching of science in schools and colleges. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates usually transfer as juniors to four-year colleges where they pursue a baccalaureate degree before proceeding to graduate school and professional study in their chosen field.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

Entering students must have a minimum high school average of 80 including three years of science and completion of high school mathematics sequence through Algebra II. or equivalent. Students already enrolled in college need MAT111. Students are admitted on a rolling basis, fall and spring, with most students who meet minimum standards admitted.

NOTE: Upper-level science courses are currently not offered at the Eastern Campus on a regular basis. Eastern Campus science students may be required to complete the upper-level science sequence at the Ammerman Campus.

FIRST SEMESTER: 15-16 credits Credits
CHE133: College Chemistry I 4
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  LIB101: Introduction to College Research (Recommended)
or COL101: College Seminar
  ART/MUS/THR or Foreign Language Elective 3
  Social Sciences Elective 3
  Physical Education (PED174 Recommended) 1

SECOND SEMESTER: 17 credits Credits
CHE134: College Chemistry II 4
  ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
  Humanities Elective 3
  MAT141: Calculus with Analytical Geometry I 4
  Social Sciences Elective 3

THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
CHE250: Organic Chemistry I 5
  Humanities Elective 3
  MAT142: Calculus with Analytical Geometry II 4
PHY130 / 132: Physics I 4

FOURTH SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
CHE251: Organic Chemistry II 5
  History Elective 3
* Restricted Mathematics or Science Elective 4
PHY230 / 232: Physics II 4

MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED                          64

* To be selected from CHE200, MAT203, MAT204, MAT205, or PHY245 / 246.
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
  NOTES: 1) Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY General Education Requirements for selecting courses.
2) See Transfer Agreements for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.