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Natural Science and Pre-Med
12 credits for 20 students.
**Resides in First-Year Experience, Bowman West.
Are you interested in a career in a medical profession? Or are you interested in attending graduate programs in biology or biochemistry? Then this FIG is for you! The Natural Science and Pre-Med FIG is for students interested in majoring in Biology or Biochemistry. It includes the required classes for entering careers in the sciences and medical fields. Perfect for first semester pre-Med, pre-Vet, pre-PT, or other pre-health professions as well as those interested in going into graduate programs in the natural sciences.
BIOL 151-F04 General Biology-LEC 3 Cr. MWF 11:00-11:50am Plague, G.
BIOL 151-F04 General Biology-REC 1 Cr. Th 6:00-7:00pm Plague, G.
BIOL 151-F04 General Biology-LAB 1 Cr. Th 9:00-11:50am Burdick, P.
Cell structure, function, and regulation of homeostasis. Topics include cell anatomy, photosynthesis, respiration, cell division, introduction to molecular biology, genetics, and
mechanisms of evolution. Lab fee $25. Lab required. NOTE: Required for Biology Majors, but not restricted to Biology Majors. Registration is optional. Satisfies General Education SB and LB requirements.
CHEM 105-F04 General Chemistry I-LEC 3 Cr. MWF 1:00-1:50pm Kraske-French, P.
CHEM 105-F04 General Chemistry I-REC 1 Cr. Tu 3:00-3:50pm Kraske-French, P.
CHEM 105-F04 General Chemistry I-LAB 1 Cr. Tu 9:00-11:50am Kraske-French, P.
An introductory chemistry course for students majoring in a science curriculum or for students who wish to study additional science. Experience in high school science and mathematics is recommended. Lab fee $35. Laboratory required. Satisfies General Education SP and LB requirements.
FY 100-F04 @First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. M 2:00-3:15pm Bullecks, H.
The First-Year Success Seminar (FYSS) is a two-credit course designed to accelerate students’ transition to SUNY Potsdam. FYSS provides students with the opportunity to become integrated into the life of the campus by exploring their academic and social development. A strong emphasis is placed on critical inquiry – enhancing reading and writing, time management, and study skills. In addition, the course provides an orientation to campus resources and services and encourages self-exploration and personal development.