How many

  • 0

    Votes: 12 8.9%
  • 1

    Votes: 4 3.0%
  • 2

    Votes: 4 3.0%
  • 3

    Votes: 3 2.2%
  • 4

    Votes: 8 5.9%
  • 5

    Votes: 3 2.2%
  • 6+ < your a science major for sure haha>

    Votes: 101 74.8%

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Drrrrrr. Celty

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I'm going to say that 200+ is upper level ~ do not count your pre-requsities like physics or o-chem~
enjoy =p
 
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7 upper level bio, plus the two labs that went along with 2 of those courses.

edit:: forgot you were counting genetics and micro, so i guess thats 9 really, plus 2 lab courses

my classes:
Micro w/lab
genetics
cell bio
biochem
neurobiology
marine communities
ecology
parasitology w/lab (lab is separate course)
vertebrate physiology w/lab (lab is separate course)
 
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Not including pre-reqs I think it was 9 classes and 4 labs

Histology w/ lab
Endocrinology
Genetics w/ lab
Bioethics
Plant Morphology w/lab
Cell and Molecular
Marine Biology (study abroad)
Evolutionary Biology
Ecology w/ lab
 

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Bio major - 10 classes :laugh:

Microbiology w/ lab
Genetics
Parasitology w/ lab
Marine Biology
Ecology
Herpetology w/ lab
Marine/Environmental Microbiology
Biochem
Microbial Physiology
Evolution
 

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Personally I'll be taking outside the pre-requsities
biochem
molecular genetics
cell biology
immunology
neuropathology
neuroscience
ecology & evolution

:laugh: < if we count all my psychology classes as science i'd over take you mr.llamaworm.
 
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your poll suffers from ceiling effect. I was 6+ and I'm a psych major. (BA)
 

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Microbiology w/ lab
Genetics
Cell Bio
Basic Biochemistry (in the bio department)
Endocrinology
Immunology
Parasitology w/ lab
Histology w/lab (obviously, lol)
Neurobiology

So, 9 I think. (not separating labs as courses, some where)

EDIT: Now that I'm thinking about it. I just listed my upper bio classes only.

I also took
Analytical Chem
Environmental Chem.

I also did a independent research class that counted towards my upper levels.

So that's 12 upper level classes.
 
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Never really thought about it. I'll list them now: PChem, PChem lab, cell bio, microbio, cancer bio, pharm, advanced pharm, biochem I & II, pharm lab I & II, modern physics, physiology, and ecology, plus four 400-level research classes that count as BCPM classes. That's 11 classes, three labs, and four research courses.

I'd love to take more upper-level physics and math courses for fun. I didn't major in physics because it doesn't come to me naturally, but I really enjoy modern physics.
 

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Genetics w/ lab
Ecology
Evolution
Cell & Molecular biology
Diversity of Plants
Tropical field biology w/lab
Parasitology w/ lab
Advance Genetics
Biochemistry I & II

10 And next semester is looking like
Immuno w/ lab
Micro w/ lab
Neurobiology

should be fun lol
 

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pchem 1
pchem 2
organic chem (1,2,) and 3
organic chem 4
biochem 1,2,3, and 4
molecular bio
genetics
toxicology
inorganic chem
1 research semester in organic and 2 in biochem

being a biochem major... those were the good ol' days :).
 

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PChem 1 and 2 + Lab
Biochem 1 and 2 + Lab
Inorganic 1
Analytical Chem
Cell Bio + Lab
Bio of Cancer
Genetics + Adv Genetics Lab
Immuno + Lab
Ecology
Biophysics
Pharmacology abroad

13 classes and 5 labs that's kinda gross
and I've done 3 credits of research for 6 semesters
 

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14 classes, 47 credits.

Genetics (3)
Human Biochemistry (3)
Neurobiology I (3)
Neurobiology II (3)
Cellular and molecular neuroscience (4)
Systems neuroscience (4)
Neurobiology of disease (2)
Brain cell culture lab (3)
Neuroethology (3)
Developmental Neurobiology (3)
Neurochemistry of drugs and behavior (3)
Independent Research in Neuroscience (3 x 2 semesters so far)
Ecology (4)
Biostatistics (3)


Neuroscience major FTW!
 

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Intro to Modern Physics
Mathematical Physics
Classical Mechanics
Thermodynamics
Electricity & Magnetism
Computing for Scientists
Genetics with lab
Histo with lab
Immuno
Cell Structure & Function with lab

Biophysics major :)
 

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By next year:

botany
microbiology + lab
ecology
genetics + lab
biochemistry + lab
physiology + lab
parasitology + lab
cancer biology
cell biology
 

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Anatomy and Physiology w/ lab

Currently in:
Genetics and Molecular Bio
Analytical Chem

Planning to take:
Intermediate Organic Chemistry
Biochem
Cognitive Neuroscience
Animal Behavior w/ lab
 
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200+ is "upper-level?" I've never heard anyone use the term for anything less than 300-level, and they usually mean 400 or above. Wouldn't just taking the pre-reqs put you close to 6?

Anyway, I probably took over 20 200+ science and math classes. I'd need a transcript to get everything down, but off the top of my head:

Math: Calc 3, Diff Eq
Bio: molecular/cell, genetics, ecology, 2 botany, animal behavior, evolution
Physics: E&M, mechanics, 3 astrophysics, space/time, quantum, modern physics
Chem: analytical, 2 organic, 2 biochem

That's 22 right there, and I'm sure there are at least a few I'm leaving out.
 

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200+ is "upper-level?" I've never heard anyone use the term for anything less than 300-level, and they usually mean 400 or above. Wouldn't just taking the pre-reqs put you close to 6?

Anyway, I probably took over 20 200+ science and math classes. I'd need a transcript to get everything down, but off the top of my head:

Math: Calc 3, Diff Eq
Bio: molecular/cell, genetics, ecology, 2 botany, animal behavior, evolution
Physics: E&M, mechanics, 3 astrophysics, space/time, quantum, modern physics
Chem: analytical, 2 organic, 2 biochem

That's 22 right there, and I'm sure there are at least a few I'm leaving out.
Lol nice.
My criteria of 200+ as upper level is because at my school most classes like microbiology and anatomy are 200 courses and considered upper level. Also I also said to not include your pre-requisites in the count because those are classes we all take so it's not useful to count them.
 
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Using the defn of 200+, I don't know exactly. Here's an incomplete list.

Math: Calc 3, Diff EQ
Biology: Genetics, Microbiology
Chem: PChem 1+2, PChem lab (3 credits)
Physics: none
Engineering: over 20 different 200+ level classes

So at least 25, if you count engineering.
 

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Using the defn of 200+, I don't know exactly. Here's an incomplete list.

Math: Calc 3, Diff EQ
Biology: Genetics, Microbiology
Chem: PChem 1+2, PChem lab (3 credits)
Physics: none
Engineering: over 20 different 200+ level classes

So at least 25, if you count engineering.
Chem engineer?
 
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At my school, upper level science classes were 300 and 400 level. I really enjoyed my upper level science classes and did much better in them then my gen pre-req stuff. I took the following.

General Biochemistry
Principles of Biochemistry Lab
General Microbiology w/Lab
Pathogenic Microbiology
Genetics
Molecular Genetics
Bacterial Physiology
Systems Physiology
Biochemistry of Toxicology
Comparative Virology
Endocrinology
Immunology
Lab in Immunology
Animal Behavior
Parasite Ecology
Ethics in Basic and Medical Sciences

There were so many other things I wanted to take but just couldn't fit in. I would have loved to have taken Parasitology, Principles of Neurosciences, Cancer Biology, Microbial Genetics, Histology, Cell and Developmental Biology.
 
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Im also a bio major. My school actually requires 36 credits of uuper level bio (300-400 level)

-ecology, evolution bio +lab
-cell bio chem +lab
-structural biochem
-Animal physio+lab
-Microbio +lab
-Histology+lab
-Medical microbial pathogenesis
-Plant physio
-comparative vert anatomy+lab
-human gross +lab (KILLER CLASS)
-Genetics
-Field ecology of birds
-Immunology +lab

Yea this is why i dont have a 4.0...lol
I forgot to mention i got to a liberal arts college. so you have to take about 30 credits of philosophy and theology and arts!!!!
Bio majors at my school have no social life b/c of 18 credits every semester of hard classes
 
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Im also a bio major. My school actually requires 36 credits of uuper level bio (300-400 level)

-ecology, evolution bio +lab
-cell bio chem +lab
-structural biochem
-Animal physio+lab
-Microbio +lab
-Histology+lab
-Medical microbial pathogenesis
-Plant physio
-comparative vert anatomy+lab
-human gross +lab (KILLER CLASS)
-Genetics
-Field ecology of birds
-Immunology +lab

Yea this is why i dont have a 4.0...lol
I forgot to mention i got to a liberal arts college. so you have to take about 30 credits of philosophy and theology and arts!!!!
Bio majors at my school have no social life b/c of 18 credits every semester of hard classes
You are so lucky you got to take human anatomy. Most colleges either don't offer it or like mine, only allow exercise science majors take it because there is only a few classes available. Most medical students wish they could have had anatomy before medical school!
 
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You are so lucky you got to take human anatomy. Most colleges either don't offer it or like mine, only allow exercise science majors take it because there is only a few classes available. Most medical students wish they could have had anatomy before medical school!

Im graudating in may, but im possibly going to stay an extra semester to take the class. Its the hardest class at my school, but i think i will just take it so i can pass it in med school.
 
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Im graudating in may, but im possibly going to stay an extra semester to take the class. Its the hardest class at my school, but i think i will just take it so i can pass it in med school.
Most medical students are able to pass anatomy without having it as a undergrad but you'll have a major leg up over everyone else once you get to med school.

Best of Luck To You!
 

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you'll have a major leg up over everyone else once you get to med school.
Yeah...that's actually not true at all. Undergrad anatomy is absolutely nothing like med school anatomy.
 

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Yeah...that's actually not true at all. Undergrad anatomy is absolutely nothing like med school anatomy.
Agreed- I know people in my class who took and/or TAed undergrad anatomy and still struggled in med school anatomy, and then there were people who rocked it but never had prior course work in it.
 
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Agreed- I know people in my class who took and/or TAed undergrad anatomy and still struggled in med school anatomy, and then there were people who rocked it but never had prior course work in it.
I wasn't trying to imply that is was as hard or on the same level as medical school anatomy. Stop assuming things. I just meant he'll have a little bit of a base knowledge of some structures before going. It can't hurt to know a couple of basic things about anatomy before going into med school.
 

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Christ, I've taken pretty much every Neuro class I can get my hands on and I know I'm still going to get raked over the coals come neuro time in med school. I think I might be one of those sick bastards that actually likes the class though, considering the reputation I've heard is carried with that class.

(The worst class ever one M2 told me while working in lab with her, and we work in a neuroscience lab!)
 

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I wasn't trying to imply that is was as hard or on the same level as medical school anatomy. Stop assuming things. I just meant he'll have a little bit of a base knowledge of some structures before going. It can't hurt to know a couple of basic things about anatomy before going into med school.
Some would argue that you'll be learning anatomy the wrong way in undergrad and it'll take a bit of time to undo the damage before learning.
 

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Let's see...

Air Pollution

Hazardous Materials Mgmt.
Animal Science
Herpetology
Astronomy
Histology
Bacteriology
Hydrology-Geology
Ichthyology
Biophysics
Industrial Hygiene
Limnology
Botany
Meteorology
Calculus
Microbiology
Chemical Engineering
Occupational Safety
Ornithology
Parasitology
Community Health
Pathology
Dairy Science
Phycology
Earth Science
Physiology
Embryology
Plant Taxonomy
Endocrinology
Radiological Health
Entomology
Sanitary Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Sewage Sanitation
Epidemiology
Soil Science
Food Bacteriology
Food Science Toxicology
Vector Control
Geophysics
Virology
Geology
Zoology
 

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Let's see...

Air Pollution

Hazardous Materials Mgmt.
Animal Science
Herpetology
Astronomy
Histology
Bacteriology
Hydrology-Geology
Ichthyology
Biophysics
Industrial Hygiene
Limnology
Botany
Meteorology
Calculus
Microbiology
Chemical Engineering
Occupational Safety
Ornithology
Parasitology
Community Health
Pathology
Dairy Science
Phycology
Earth Science
Physiology
Embryology
Plant Taxonomy
Endocrinology
Radiological Health
Entomology
Sanitary Engineering
Environmental Engineering
Sewage Sanitation
Epidemiology
Soil Science
Food Bacteriology
Food Science Toxicology
Vector Control
Geophysics
Virology
Geology
Zoology
How'd you manage to do this many courses?
 
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Some would argue that you'll be learning anatomy the wrong way in undergrad and it'll take a bit of time to undo the damage before learning.
That is most certainly a possibility. That could be a reason why my undergrad institute only allows exercise science majors to take it.
 

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Microbiology w/ Lab
Bacterial Physiology
Ecology
Biology of Fungi w/ Lab
Soil Science
Immunology & Serology w/ Lab
Genetics w/Lab
Bacterial Genetics w/Lab
Anatomy & Physiology
Biochemistry I
Biochemistry II
Virology
Electron Microscopy w/ Lab
Advanced Techniques Electron Microscopy w/ Lab
BioInformatics I, II, III w/ Lab
Microbiology Research (26 credits)

Oh yeah..
1/2 Semester of Geology - Dropped because..seriously..who cares about rocks.
 

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Let's see, not including Physics, Chems, and the A&Ps, I've taken:

Microbiology
Organismal Biology
Biological Literature
Immunology
Evolution
Invertebrate Zoology
Ecology
Cell Biology
Parasitology
Physiological/Biological Psych.
Pre-Health Internship (300 level course...I guess this counts)
Genetics
Vascular Plants
Biochemistry

So, it looks like I've had 14 upper level science courses, not including pre-reqs. Looks like I've taken just about every Biology course my university offers. lol.
 
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Im kind of torn in the middle.
A few graduates from my school that went into med school def said that Gross anatomy helped them in med school. So i guess your saying that i shouldnt stay an extra semester just to take it, right?