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Pre-Genetic Counseling

Pre-Genetic Counseling Requirements

Students who are interested in pre-genetic counseling will be able to obtain the following courses that are required by most programs: 

  • BI 111 General Biology: Cells and Genes
  • BI 112 General Biology: Ecology and Evolution
  • BI 220 Human Anatomy and Physiology (8 credit option)
  • BI 318 Genetics
  • BI 345 Molecular Cell Biology
  • CH 131 General Chemistry I
  • CH 137 General Chemistry II
  • CH 216 Organic Chemistry I
  • CH 217 Organic Chemistry II
  • BI/CH 342 Biochemistry I
  • PY 101 General Psychology
  • EN 111 Composition I: Rhetorical Discourse
  • EN 112 Composition II: Rhetorical Argument
  • MA 155 Elementary Probability and Statistics

Valuable resources for applicants to genetic counseling programs:

Central Application Service

  • None

Standardized Entrance Examination

  • The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) general test is required.

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