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Quick question regarding credits

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by DoctorCopper, Jan 4, 2009.

  1. DoctorCopper

    2+ Year Member

    May 22, 2008
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    Some med schools state they require 8 semester units/12 quarter units each of Biology, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physics.

    My school is on the quarter system and each Organic Chemistry and General Biology Class is 6 units. For Fall 2008, I took an Organic Chemistry class worth 6 units and I am registered for Winter 2009, Quarter II Organic Chemistry course.

    Does this mean I only need Winter quarter Organic Chemistry and will I only need two quarters of General Biology?

    Happy New Year,

    #1 DoctorCopper, Jan 4, 2009
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2009
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  3. Isoprop

    Isoprop Fascinating, tell me more
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    Oct 15, 2007
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    Medical Student
    I think you're good for the school's that explicitly require 12 quarter credits. But I believe some schools ask for 1 year (~30 weeks) of bio, chem, etc. So take all 3 quarters.

    Better yet, ask your advisor. He or she would know what previous premeds did.

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