Amherst College 2016-17 Catalog

  • Introduction
  • About Amherst College
  • Admission & Financial Aid
  • Regulations & Requirements
  • Amherst College Courses
  • Five College Programs & Certificates
  • Honors & Fellowships

Introduction

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PREMEDICAL STUDIES

Amherst College has no premedical major. Students interested in careers in medicine may major in any subject, while also completing medical school ad­mission requirements. Entrance requirements for most medical schools will be satisfied by taking the following courses: MATH 111 or MATH 105 and 106; CHEM 151 or 155, and CHEM 161, 221, 231; PHYS 116 and 117, or PHYS 123 and 124; BIOL 181 and 191, or any two Biology courses with labora­tory; and two English courses. Students interested in medicine or other health professions are supported by Dean Richard Aronson, the Health Professions Advisor in the Career Center, and by a faculty Health Professions Committee chaired by Professor William Loinaz. All students considering careers in medi­cine should read the Amherst College Guide for Premedical Students which has extensive information about preparation for health careers and suggestions about scheduling course requirements. The Guide may be found on the Col­lege’s Website under Career Center.

About Amherst College

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PREMEDICAL STUDIES

Amherst College has no premedical major. Students interested in careers in medicine may major in any subject, while also completing medical school ad­mission requirements. Entrance requirements for most medical schools will be satisfied by taking the following courses: MATH 111 or MATH 105 and 106; CHEM 151 or 155, and CHEM 161, 221, 231; PHYS 116 and 117, or PHYS 123 and 124; BIOL 181 and 191, or any two Biology courses with labora­tory; and two English courses. Students interested in medicine or other health professions are supported by Dean Richard Aronson, the Health Professions Advisor in the Career Center, and by a faculty Health Professions Committee chaired by Professor William Loinaz. All students considering careers in medi­cine should read the Amherst College Guide for Premedical Students which has extensive information about preparation for health careers and suggestions about scheduling course requirements. The Guide may be found on the Col­lege’s Website under Career Center.

Admission & Financial Aid

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PREMEDICAL STUDIES

Amherst College has no premedical major. Students interested in careers in medicine may major in any subject, while also completing medical school ad­mission requirements. Entrance requirements for most medical schools will be satisfied by taking the following courses: MATH 111 or MATH 105 and 106; CHEM 151 or 155, and CHEM 161, 221, 231; PHYS 116 and 117, or PHYS 123 and 124; BIOL 181 and 191, or any two Biology courses with labora­tory; and two English courses. Students interested in medicine or other health professions are supported by Dean Richard Aronson, the Health Professions Advisor in the Career Center, and by a faculty Health Professions Committee chaired by Professor William Loinaz. All students considering careers in medi­cine should read the Amherst College Guide for Premedical Students which has extensive information about preparation for health careers and suggestions about scheduling course requirements. The Guide may be found on the Col­lege’s Website under Career Center.

Regulations & Requirements

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PREMEDICAL STUDIES

Amherst College has no premedical major. Students interested in careers in medicine may major in any subject, while also completing medical school ad­mission requirements. Entrance requirements for most medical schools will be satisfied by taking the following courses: MATH 111 or MATH 105 and 106; CHEM 151 or 155, and CHEM 161, 221, 231; PHYS 116 and 117, or PHYS 123 and 124; BIOL 181 and 191, or any two Biology courses with labora­tory; and two English courses. Students interested in medicine or other health professions are supported by Dean Richard Aronson, the Health Professions Advisor in the Career Center, and by a faculty Health Professions Committee chaired by Professor William Loinaz. All students considering careers in medi­cine should read the Amherst College Guide for Premedical Students which has extensive information about preparation for health careers and suggestions about scheduling course requirements. The Guide may be found on the Col­lege’s Website under Career Center.

Amherst College Courses

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PREMEDICAL STUDIES

Amherst College has no premedical major. Students interested in careers in medicine may major in any subject, while also completing medical school ad­mission requirements. Entrance requirements for most medical schools will be satisfied by taking the following courses: MATH 111 or MATH 105 and 106; CHEM 151 or 155, and CHEM 161, 221, 231; PHYS 116 and 117, or PHYS 123 and 124; BIOL 181 and 191, or any two Biology courses with labora­tory; and two English courses. Students interested in medicine or other health professions are supported by Dean Richard Aronson, the Health Professions Advisor in the Career Center, and by a faculty Health Professions Committee chaired by Professor William Loinaz. All students considering careers in medi­cine should read the Amherst College Guide for Premedical Students which has extensive information about preparation for health careers and suggestions about scheduling course requirements. The Guide may be found on the Col­lege’s Website under Career Center.

Five College Programs & Certificates

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PREMEDICAL STUDIES

Amherst College has no premedical major. Students interested in careers in medicine may major in any subject, while also completing medical school ad­mission requirements. Entrance requirements for most medical schools will be satisfied by taking the following courses: MATH 111 or MATH 105 and 106; CHEM 151 or 155, and CHEM 161, 221, 231; PHYS 116 and 117, or PHYS 123 and 124; BIOL 181 and 191, or any two Biology courses with labora­tory; and two English courses. Students interested in medicine or other health professions are supported by Dean Richard Aronson, the Health Professions Advisor in the Career Center, and by a faculty Health Professions Committee chaired by Professor William Loinaz. All students considering careers in medi­cine should read the Amherst College Guide for Premedical Students which has extensive information about preparation for health careers and suggestions about scheduling course requirements. The Guide may be found on the Col­lege’s Website under Career Center.

Honors & Fellowships

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PREMEDICAL STUDIES

Amherst College has no premedical major. Students interested in careers in medicine may major in any subject, while also completing medical school ad­mission requirements. Entrance requirements for most medical schools will be satisfied by taking the following courses: MATH 111 or MATH 105 and 106; CHEM 151 or 155, and CHEM 161, 221, 231; PHYS 116 and 117, or PHYS 123 and 124; BIOL 181 and 191, or any two Biology courses with labora­tory; and two English courses. Students interested in medicine or other health professions are supported by Dean Richard Aronson, the Health Professions Advisor in the Career Center, and by a faculty Health Professions Committee chaired by Professor William Loinaz. All students considering careers in medi­cine should read the Amherst College Guide for Premedical Students which has extensive information about preparation for health careers and suggestions about scheduling course requirements. The Guide may be found on the Col­lege’s Website under Career Center.