Post-Baccalaureate Curriculum

The KU Edwards program requires the following courses before application, along with a cumulative 3.2 GPA:

  • BIOL 150 Molecular & Cellular Biology
  • BIOL 152 Organismal Biology
  • CHEM 130 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 135 General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 330/331 Organic Chemistry I lecture and lab
  • PHSX 114 College Physics I (or Engineering Physics)
  • ENGL 101
  • Statistics (MATH 365, PSYC 270, BIOL 570)
  • College-level math (Algebra or higher)

 

There are two tracks to the Edwards program – Pre-Health Sciences or Pre-Research.

Pre-Health Science curriculum (22 credit hours):

  • BIOL 350 Genetics
  • BIOL 400 Microbiology
  • BIOL 416 Cell Structure & Function
  • BIOL 503 Immunology
  • BIOL 600 Biochemistry
  • BIOL 546 Mammalian Physiology
  • LA&S 470 Job Search Skills
  • BIOL 490 Practicum in Health Sciences

 

6-7 hours electives from the following classes:

  • BIOL 402 Microbiology Lab
  • BIOL 405 Genetics Lab
  • BIOL 417 Biology of Development
  • BIOL 435 Neurobiology
  • BIOL 506 Bacterial Infectious Diseases
  • BIOL 512 Virology
  • BIOL 601 Biochemistry Lab

 

Pre-Research Science curriculum (23 credit hours):

  • BTEC 300 Research Methods in Biotechnology
  • BTEC 305 Applied Microbiology
  • BTEC 400 Applied Immunology
  • BTEC 475 Applied Separation Science
  • BTEC 494 Topics in Biotechnology
  • BIOL 600 Biochemistry
  • LA&S 470 Practicum in Health Sciences
  • BIOL 490 Practicum in Health Sciences

 

6-7 hours electives from the following classes:

  • BIOL 350 Genetics
  • BIOL 416 Cell Structure & Function
  • BIOL 435 Neurobiology
  • BIOL 506 Bacterial Infectious Diseases
  • BIOL 512 Virology
  • BIOL 546 Mammalian Physiology
  • BIOL 601 Biochemistry Lab

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