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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First Year

Fall Semester

03-151 Honors Modern Biology (10)
09-105 Modern Chemistry I (10)
21-120 Calculus I (10)
38-101 First Year Seminar: EUREKA (6)
76-100 Reading and Writing in an Academic Context (9)
99-101 Computing@Carnegie Mellon (3)

Total Units: 48

Spring Semester

09-106 Modern Chemistry II (10)
76-101 Interpretation and Argument (9)
15-110 Introduction to computing (10)
CGU/Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
09-101 Introduction to Experimental Chemistry (3, *optional)
03-117 Frontiers, Analysis, and Discovery in Biological Sciences (6,*optional)

Total Units: 38-47

Second Year

Fall Semester

09-207 Techniques in Quantitative Analysis (9)
09-217 Organic Chemistry I (9)
03-232 Biochemistry (9)
21-124 Calculus II for Biologists and Chemists (10)
33-121 Physics I (12)
21-124 Calculus II for Biologists and Chemists (10)
03-201 Undergraduate Colloquium (1)
33-100 Physics lab (6) – optional, for pre-med students

Total Units: 50-56

Spring Semester

QC-211 Introduction to Experimental Organic Chemistry (WCMCQ) (6)
09-218 Organic Chemistry II (9)
03-330 Genetics (9)
03-320 Cell Biology (9)
33-122 Physics II (9)
03-202 Undergraduate Colloquium (1)
38-230 Engage in Wellness I (1)

Total Units: 46

Third Year

Fall Semester

03-343 Experimental Techniques in Molecular Biology (12)
02-250 Introduction to Computational Biology (12)
03-411 Topics in Research (1)
03-xxx Biology elective (9)
CGU/Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
38-330 Engage in Wellness II (1)

Total Units: 44

 

Spring Semester

03-344 Experimental Biochemistry (12)
03-xxx Biology elective (9)
03-412 Topics in Research (1)
CGU/Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
CGU/Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
38-301 PROPEL: Third Year Seminar (6)
38-110 Engage in Service – can be done anytime, no later than the fall of the Senior year (1)

Total Units: 47

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

03-xxx Biology elective (9)
03-3xx Advanced Biology elective (9)
Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
38-430 Engage in Wellness III (1)
38-220 Engage in Arts – can be done anytime, no later than the fall of the Senior year (2)

Total Units: 48

 

Spring Semester

03-xxx Biology elective (9)
03-3xx Advanced Biology elective (9)
Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
Non-technical/Free Elective (9)
Non-technical/Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 45