Physicians (medical doctors) diagnose and treat human injuries or illnesses. For more information regarding this occupation, visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook.
All students declaring a biology major will take the same core and cognate classes. Students also select an emphasis based on their career goals. Each emphasis has specified classes designed to prepare you for your career path as well as directed electives that allow you to choose courses that fit your professional interests. If pursuing a career as a physician, you should choose the Biomedical Sciences emphasis.
BIOL 329: Microbiology
BIOL 335: Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 336: Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL 350: Biology Internship/Shadowing I
BIOL 419: Immunology
CHEM 332: Organic Chemistry II
MATH 253: Calculus I
SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
PSY 101: General Psychology