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A minimum of 120 credit hours are required for graduation with at least 30 credits at the 300 - 400 level. Electives may be chosen to satisfy a minor and/or another major.

This document is to be used solely as a planning guide. It in no way guarantees that degree requirements will be satisfied by the indicated completion date.

Students taking prerequisite coursework may not need all electives listed in academic plan.

Students can apply to Bellarmine University after all prerequisites listed in Years 1 & 2 are complete with a grade of “C” or better. Immunology (BIOL-K312) may be taken at Bellarmine after admission to the Professional Program.

Suggested Year 1 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
MATH-M12223
ENG-W1311,23
CHEM-C10523
CHEM-C12522
BIOL-L1015
Total: 16
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
SPCH-S1211,23
CHEM-C1063
CHEM-C1262
BIOL-L1025
COAS-FY10421
Total: 15
Summer Semester
CourseCredit Hours
BIOL-L2113
Ethical Reasoning or Diversity Elective2,33
ENG-W231, W234, or W29023
Total: 9

Suggested Year 2 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
CHEM-C3413
MICR-M310/M3155
BIOL-K3123
BIOL-L311/L3196
Total: 17
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
CHEM-C3423
BIOL-L3123
BIOL-L3133
MATH-K3003
Social Science2,33
Total: 15
Summer Semester
CourseCredit Hours
Art or Humanities Elective2,33
Gen. Ed. Requirement2,3,43
Total: 6

Suggested Year 3 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
MDLS 3101
MDLS 3153
MDLS 3162
MDLS 3173
MDLS 4453
MDLS 4461
MDLS 4473
MDLS 4231
MDLS 4243
Total: 19
Spring Semester
CourseCredit Hours
MDLS 4301
MDLS 3253
MDLS 3263
MDLS 3274
MDLS 3283
MDLS 3293
Total: 17
Summer Semester
CourseCredit Hours
MDLS 4401
MDLS 4353
MDLS 4363
MDLS 4373
MDLS 4381
Total: 11

Suggested Year 4 Program

Fall Semester
CourseCredit Hours
MDLS 4802
MDLS 48514
MDLS 4861
Total: 17

Footnotes:

1 Honor students can substitute HON-H103 and HON-H104 for W131 and S121.
2 These courses may also count as General Education courses.
3 View a list of approved courses.
4 This course must be selected from Arts, Humanities, or Social Science (must be different subject from Gen. Ed. selections).

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