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Chemistry/Biochemistry Pre-Major, AS-T1 Planning Guide

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Where does my path start?

You will complete an Associate of Science-Transfer (AS-T) Track 1 Degree at Shoreline.

Once you complete your Shoreline degree, you can transfer to a four-year school to earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Chemistry or Biochemistry.

What courses should I take?

This unofficial guide is intended to support you as you prepare for your major. Please consult with an advisor and your chosen four-year school(s), as program and admissions requirements vary and may change without notice.

General Education - 18-20 Credits

Communication (8-10 Credits)

Take ENGL& 101  and either ENGL& 102 , ENGL& 230 , or CMST& 101 .

Multicultural Understanding (5 Credits)

Select one of the following courses:

CMST 203 , CMST 285 , GWS 284 , HIST 245 , HUM 105 , MCS 105 PSYC 230 , SOC 270 .

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)

Humanities and Social Sciences - 15 Credits

Select one course from the Humanities  course list, one course from the Social Sciences  course list, and a third course from either list.

Pre-Major Requirements - 54-59 Credits

Major Science Sequence - Min. 10 Credits for AS degree

Take one of the following course sets:

Chemistry Majors: Choose a physics sequence. Calculus-based physics (PHYS& 221 , PHYS& 222 , PHYS& 223 ) is usually required for Bachelor of Science degrees. Chemistry usually does not require biology unless preparing for a health professional program.

Biochemistry Majors: Choose biology or physics, or both. The biology sequence prepares students for biochemistry classes in the junior year. Physics can be taken after transfer.

Biology: BIOL& 211 , BIOL& 212 , BIOL& 213 

Algebra-based PhysicsPHYS& 114 , PHYS& 115 , PHYS& 116  

Calculus-based Physics: PHYS& 221 , PHYS& 222 , PHYS& 223  

Where can I go for help?

For course information and entry codes, contact:

biologyadvising@shoreline.edu, chemistryadvising@shoreline.edu, mathadvising@shoreline.edu

General Academic Advising

FOSS (5000) Building, Rm. 5229  206-546-4559  advising@shoreline.edu  www.shoreline.edu/advising

International Student Academic Advising

9000 Building, Rm. 9302  206-546-4697  ieadvisors@shoreline.edu  www.shoreline.edu/international/advising/

Program Faculty Advisors

Linda Kuehnert   206-546-4575 lkuehnert@shoreline.edu Rm 2821
Dave Phippen   206-546-4572 dphippen@shoreline.edu Rm 2817
Guy Ting 206-546-4697 gting@shoreline.edu Rm 2822
Torrey Stenmark  206-546-4505 tstenmark@shoreline.edu Rm 2823
Tiffany Meier   206-546-6953 tmeier@shoreline.edu Rm 5231

Where can I transfer and what does my chosen four-year school require?

Before choosing classes, become familiar with the four-year program where you want to apply: visit the website, email the department, and/or speak with a Shoreline advisor. Institutions in Washington State that offer chemistry (C) and biochemistry (BC) majors are listed below. Check with the school for world language requirements. (Non-native speakers of English are often exempt from this requirement.)

Major Information General Transfer Information
Central Washington University (C, BC) http://www.cwu.edu/admissions/transfer-admission-criteria
Eastern Washington University (C, BC) https://www.ewu.edu/apply/transfer/
Gonzaga University (C, BC) http://tinyurl.com/7c9d6xh
Heritage University (C) http://www.heritage.edu/Admissions/Transfer-Students/
Pacific Lutheran University (C, BC) https://www.plu.edu/admission-transfer/
Seattle Pacific University (C, BC) http://tinyurl.com/z46xxxr
Seattle University (C, BC) http://tinyurl.com/z3kjpcm
The Evergreen State College (C, BC) https://evergreen.edu/admissions/criteria
University of Puget Sound (C, BC) https://tinyurl.com/h7yqx8s
University of Washington-Bothell (C) https://www.uwb.edu/admissions/apply/transfer
University of Washington-Seattle (C, BC) https://admit.washington.edu/Apply/Transfer/
Walla Walla University (C) http://tinyurl.com/z5a4h8p
Washington State University (C, BC) http://tinyurl.com/jk3a2v2
Western Washington University (C, BC) http://www.wwu.edu/vtc/
Whitman College (C, BC) http://tinyurl.com/z8vuwn9
Whitworth University (C, BC) http://tinyurl.com/zcdww66

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