The medical sciences concentration curriculum prepares students for application to medical, dental and veterinary school while earning a B.S. in chemistry. Course advisement will be used when considering the varied requirements of schools of medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine; however, all students who opt for this concentration will easily satisfy the course requirements to apply to several schools. Students will be encouraged to shadow medical professionals as part of their preparation for application to medical programs. Before applying to any medical professional school, students must take the appropriate admissions exam (MCAT, DAT or GRE). A competitive score on the admissions exam and an excellent QPA is required for acceptance into any medical, dental or veterinary school.
To enter into this concentration, students must have a GPA of 3.2. Students in this concentration must maintain a GPA of 3.2 or better.
Students in this concentration are not eligible for American Chemical Society Certification.