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Pre-Professional and Minor degrees offered in Traditional formats

As a pre-medical student you will typically follow the Lindenwood curriculum for one of the following: a bachelor of science degree in biological science, a bachelor of science degree in chemistry with an emphasis in biochemistry, or a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with Emphasis in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Any of these degrees will get you the prerequisite coursework that you need to be a good candidate for application to a medical school.  These courses include:

  • General Chemistry at least 2 semesters (with laboratories)
  • General Biology at least 2 semesters (with laboratories)
  • Organic Chemistry - 2 semesters (with laboratories)
  • General Physics - 2 semesters (with laboratories)
  • English Reading and Composition - 2 semesters
  • Behavioral Science – 2 semesters
  • 2 or more semesters of math (including statistics and calculus)
  • Two semesters of Anatomy and Physiology are generally desired

Generally, it is recommended that as you complete the degree. If you have specific medical schools in mind, you should work with your major advisor to make sure that you complete any specific courses that are required by that school. 

For Medical Science minor requirements, please see catalog.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301