Curriculum Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences, Osteopathic Medicine Option

Discovery Core

Foundations Credits:
FCWR 101 Writing I: Foundations of College Composition 3
FCWR 151 Writing II: Foundations of Research Writing 3
FCSP 105 Foundations of Speech Communication 3
FCSC 101 Foundations of Scientific Process 3
FCIQ 101 Foundations of Inquiry 3
FCWR 302 Communication for Healthcare Careers 3
    Total: 18 Credits
 
Seminars Credits:
ICLT 3XX Literature choice 3
ICPH 3XX Philosophy choice 3
ICSS 3XX Social Science choice 3
ICBS 3XX Behavioral Science choice 3
    Total: 12 Credits
 
Math and Science Credits:
MATH 235 Applied Statistics 3
BIOL 315 Neuroscience 3
    Total: 6 Credits
 

Major Requirements

Life Sciences Credits:
BIOL 110 General Biology I 4
BIOL 150 General Biology II 4
BIOL 155 Osteopathic Principles and Practices 1
BIOL 220 Comparative Anatomy 4
BIOL 310 Human Physiology 4
BIOL 235 Microbiology 4
BIOL 335 Genetics 4
BIOL 340 Biochemistry 4
BIOL 425 Biomedical Research I 4
CHEM 110 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 150 General Chemistry II 4
CHEM 210 Organic Chemistry I 4
CHEM 250 Organic Chemistry II 4
    Total: 49 Credits
 
Life Sciences (choose one of the following) Credits:
BIOL 241 Developmental Biology 4
BIOL 245 Histology 4
BIOL 431 Cell Biology 4
CHEM 310 Quantitative Analysis 4
    Total: 4 Credits
 
Mathematics Credits:
MATH 170 Calculus I 4
MATH 180 Calculus II 4
    Total: 8 Credits
 
Physics Credits:
PHYS 175 Physics for Pre-Med I 5
PHYS 185 Physics for Pre-Med II 5
    Total: 10 Credits
 
Electives Credits:
Electives 8
 
Total credits required = 115*

*
When a student successfully completes the first year of NYITCOM, 13 credits completed at the medical school will be applied to the bachelor's degree. If a student does not successfully complete the first year of medical school, but has successfully completed some of the coursework, the student may complete a waiver to apply up to 13 successfully completed credits to the bachelor's degree.