Students in our pre-medical chemistry program
Had a 100% placement rate into medical or graduate school.
- Were recorded doing research by Angel Hernandez, an Emmy-nominated director, for a documentary on the Tippecanoe River Valley.
- Received 3rd place for their poster presentation at an American Chemical Society Conference.
- Designed and conducted a lead (Pb) contamination analysis of local neighborhood housing exteriors with the Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health. Over 80% of the houses analyzed were positive for lead (Pb) contamination.
- Presented their research at the Carnegie Institute in Pittsburgh, PA..
- Interned at Cooke Polymer Technology and Bethasda Lutheran Communities
- Completed research offsite at Argonne National Laboratory and the Undergraduate Research Experience in Biomedical Sciences.
- After graduation can be found at Vanderbilt University Graduate School or IU Medical School.
To obtain your Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medical Chemistry from the University of Saint Francis, you must complete the following courses:
- Principles of Chemistry I (CHEM 141)
- Principles of Chemistry II (CHEM 142)
- Principles of Biology I (BIOL 190)
- Principles of Biology II (BIOL 191)
- Calculus I (MATH 223)
- Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 241)
- Organic Chemistry II (CHEM 242)
- Anatomy and Physiology (BIOL 271 or BIOL 290)
- Biochemistry (CHEM 333)
- Inorganic Chemistry (CHEM 344)
- Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 345)
- Cell Biology (BIOL 350)
- Biotechnology Laboratory (CHEM 367)
- Physical Chemistry I (CHEM 447)
- Advanced Organic Chemistry (CHEM 348) or Physical Chemistry II (CHEM 448)
- Chemistry Seminar (CHEM 480 and 481) – eight semesters
- Physics I (SCIE 257)
- Physics II (SCIE 258)
- Directed electives (see program sheet)