Suggested Class Schedule and Action Plan for 4-year Graduation

Suggested Class Schedule for 4-year Graduation:

 Academic Standing Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman ENG 1101   ENG 2105
CHM 1210/L   CHM 1220/L 
MATH 1140 MATH 1150
 BIO 1210/L BIO 1220/L  
TOTAL: 14 Units   TOTAL: 14 Units
Sophomore CHM 3140/L   CHM 3150/L
PHY 1210/L   PHY 1220/L
STA 1300 BIO 2110L
GE and/or other courses required for degree   GE and/or other courses required for degree 
TOTAL: 15+ Units   TOTAL: 15+ Units
Junior BIO 2400   BIO 3220
CHM 3210/L
(or CHM 3270/L for 1-year biochemistry series))
CHM 3280/L
(for 1-year biochemistry series)
BIO 2060/L, BIO 2340/L     BIO 2350/L   
GE and/or Other courses for degree requirements   GE and/or Other courses for degree requirements; Take (MCAT / DAT / PCAT)
TOTAL: 15+ Units   TOTAL: 15+ Units
Senior 3000-level elective courses   3000-level elective courses 
 4000-level elective courses    4000-level elective courses
GE and/or Other courses for degree requirements   GE and/or Other courses for degree requirements
TOTAL: 15+ Units   TOTAL: 15+ Units

 

Math requirement: please visit for details https://www.cpp.edu/preprofessional/academic-advising/math_for_bio.shtml

 

Class standing by completed semester units

Freshman: 0 - 29 units / Sophomore: 30 - 59 units / Junior: 60 - 89 units / Senior:  90 + units / 120 units required for graduation

 

Units Per Semester:

General registration: 16 semester units; Add/Drop period: 18 semester units.

 

Suggested Action Plan Time Table for 4-year graduation without gap year:

Academic Standing Fall Semester Spring Semester Summer 
Freshman
  • Decide on major
    (see Counselor in Career Center)
  • Get familiar with the environment and system
  • Stay focused and study
  • Clubs*
  • Study, Study, Study!
  • Volunteer /Community Service*
  • Health-related volunteer experience*
  • Summer programs*
Sophomore
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Clubs
  • Study, Study, Study!
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Clubs
  • Study, Study, Study!
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research*
  • Summer programs
  • Take prep courses*(MCAT/DAT/PCAT)


Junior
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Study MCAT /DAT /PCAT*
  • Get to know your professors for letters of references*
  • Study, Study, Study!
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Take MCAT/DAT /PCAT*(Jan - May)
  • Get References (by June)*
  • See Pre-professional advisor*
  • Submit Applications (June)*
  • Study, Study, Study!
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Summer programs
  • Retake test (if needed)*
  • Complete secondary applications if any*


Senior
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Study, Study, Study!
  • Interviews*
  • Volunteer /Community Service
  • Health-related volunteer experience
  • Research
  • Clubs
  • Interviews*

  • Decisions*