Natural Science and Pre-Med
12 credits for 20 students. Coordinator: Jan Trybula
**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.
92085 BIOL 151-F04 General Biology-LEC 3 Cr. MWF at 9-9:50 a.m. Plague, G.
92086 BIOL 151-FO4 General Biology-LAB 1 Cr. Th at 9-11:50 a.m. Burdick, P.
92087 BIOL 151-F40 General Biology-REC 1 Cr. Th At 6-7:00 p.m. Yurgartis, T.
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 required for majors. Satisfies General Education SB and LB requirements.
92088 CHEM 105-F04 General Chemistry I-LEC 3 Cr. MWF at 1-1:50 p.m. French, P.
92089 CHEM 105-FO4 General Chemistry I-LAB 1 Cr. Tu 9-11:50 a.m. French, P.
92090 CHEM 105-F40 General Chemistry I-REC 1 Cr. Tu 3-3:50 p.m. 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. Laboratory required. Satisfies General Education SP and LB requirements.
90649 FY 100-F04 First Year Success Seminar 2 Cr. Tu 1:30-2:45 p.m. Trybula, J.
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.