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Organic Biochemistry

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - DO' started by Mrs.Buckeye1992, May 16, 2014.

  1. Mrs.Buckeye1992

    Mrs.Buckeye1992 Queen of the World.

    May 2, 2014
    Hey all! I took an Organic Biochemistry class (labeled as a 103 level) freshman year at a nursing college and wondered if all/or some schools would count this as part of my Ochem pre-req? Or is there an official way to find this out?
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  3. gocougs339


    Sep 28, 2013
    Probably not. My school offered an organic chemistry for nursing students that was a 100 level class. However, it didn't count for the pre-med organic chemistry requirement. I can't imagine many med-schools counting a 100 level orgo class as the real deal.
  4. Mrs.Buckeye1992

    Mrs.Buckeye1992 Queen of the World.

    May 2, 2014
    What about for a Biochem pre req?
  5. iWillOneDay

    iWillOneDay Banned Banned

    Aug 15, 2013
    Highly likely not... though the best way to find out is to contact a school or aacomas....
    Biochem is normally a 400 level class.
    If people can take that 100 level class to satisfy biochem requirement, why in the world would anyone take the 400 level biochem....
  6. Buckeye1992

    Buckeye1992 5+ Year Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    It was taken at a strictly nursing school with a set curriculum. 100 level signals it is taken first year
  7. Tariqd

    Tariqd 2+ Year Member

    Jan 24, 2014
    Yea we have a similar class for nurses at my university. I can tell you there is a 99.99% chance it doesn't count toward any pre-reqs needed for med school. It may count as a science class though.
  8. Mad Jack

    Mad Jack Critically Caring Gold Donor Classifieds Approved 2+ Year Member

    Jul 27, 2013
    4th Dimension
    It's an allied health course that is watered down on both the orgo and biochem side of things. Won't count for anything, just like my cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology courses didn't count as science courses.

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