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College Catalog 2016-2017 
    
College Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Osteopathic Medicine/B.S. 3+4 or 4+4 Program with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Emphasis in Chemistry/Biochemistry)


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Elizabethtown College has an agreement for preferred admission to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) following either three years (3+4 program) or four years (4+4 program) at Elizabethtown College. If admitted to PCOM, students in the 3+4 program are granted a baccalaureate degree from Elizabethtown College following completion of the first year of courses at PCOM with grades of C or higher. For the 3+4 program, the student must have a GPA of at least 3.1 in science courses and an overall GPA of at least 3.1 by the end of his or her sophomore year of college. For the 4+4 program, the student must have a GPA of at least 3.0 in science courses and an overall GPA of at least 3.0 by the end of his or her junior year of college. Students in both programs must pursue a major at Elizabethtown that leads to a bachelor of science degree in Biochemistry (3+4 and 4+4 options), Chemistry (4+4 option only), or Biology. Degree requirements for the 4+4 Chemistry and 4+4 Biochemistry Programs are found in the course catalog for those majors. In order to complete in the Biochemistry 3+4 accelerated program student are required to complete chemistry research during a summer session. Addition fees will apply. Required courses for the 3+4 Biochemistry Program are listed below. For additional program information and admissions requirements, contact Dr. Aaron Cecala or Dr. James Mackay.

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