This schedule lists courses you might take during your four years at CMU-Q. This sample plan does not indicate required courses or guidelines for selecting electives: you can find this information on the program’s curriculum page.

To learn more about individual courses, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

 

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Freshman Year

Fall Semester

03-151 Honors Modern Biology (10)
09-105 Modern Chemistry I (10)
21-111 Calculus I (10)
38-101 First Year Seminar: EUREKA (6)
76-100 Reading and Writing in an Academic Context (9)
99-104 Carnegie Skills Workshop (3)
03-115 Phage Genomics Research I (6,*optional)

Total Units: 48

 

Spring Semester

09-106 Modern Chemistry II (10)
09-101 Introduction to Experimental Chemistry (3) – students are strongly encouraged to take this course
21-120 Differential and Integral Calculus (10)
76-101 Interpretation and Argument (9)
03-116 Phage Genomics Research II (6,*optional)
xx-xxx CGU/Non-technical/Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 44

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

03-232 Biochemistry (9)
09-207 Techniques in Quantitative Analysis (9)
33-121 Physics I (12)
21-122 Integration and Approximation (10)
03-201 Undergraduate Colloquium (1)
15-110 Introduction to Computing (10)

Total Units: 51

 

Spring Semester

QC-357 Organic Chemistry I (WCMCQ) (9)
03-202 Undergraduate Colloquium (1)
33-122 Physics II (9)
03-320 Cell Biology (9)
03-330 Genetics (9)
Physics lab – for pre-med students (6,*optional)
38-230 Engage in Wellness I (1)

Total Units: 47

Junior Year

Fall Semester

QC-358 Organic Chemistry II (WCMCQ) (9)
03-343 Experimental Techniques in Molecular Biology (12)
QC-211 Introduction to Experimental Organic Chemistry (WCMCQ) (6)
03-xxx Biology elective (9)
Third Year Seminar (6)
38-110 Engage in Service (1) – can be done anytime

Total Units: 44

 

Spring Semester

03-344 Experimental Biochemistry (12)
02-250 Introduction to Computational Biology (12)
38-330 Engage in Wellness II (1)
xx-xxx CGU/Non-Technical/Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical/Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 43

Senior Year

Fall Semester

38-220 Engage in Arts – done through the 4 years (2)
03-411 Topics in Research (1)
03-3xx Advanced Biology Elective (9)
03-xxx Biology Elective (9)
03-xxx Biology Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-technical/Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 49

 

Spring Semester

03-3xx Advanced Biology Elective (9)
03-412 Topics in Research (1)
38-430 Engage in Wellness III (1)
03-xxx Biology elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical/Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical/Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical/Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 47