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Program Schedule - Class of 2022

gateway scholars program

All students in the Gateway Scholars Program are enrolled in the following biology and chemistry courses, labs and discussion sections. The remainder of the class schedule is filled with CORE and elective courses; course selection is made in consultation with an academic advisor and dependent upon high school preparation and the student’s interests and professional goals. Students take four or five classes for a total of 15-19 credits each semester.


Fall Semester - Freshman Year

CHEM1109 General Chemistry I (small class section with Prof. Neil Wolfman)

CHEM1127 Gateway: General Chemistry Discussion I (1 credit) (with a graduate student TA)

CHEM1111 General Chemistry Lab I

BIOL2010 Ecology and Evolution (with Prof. Heather Olins)

BIOL2050 Gateway: Biology Discussion I (1 credit) (meets twice a week with Prof. Heather Olins)

UNAS1199 Freshman Advising Seminar with biology or chemistry faculty 

Two or three additional courses (Core or electives)


Spring Semester - Freshman Year

CHEM1110 General Chemistry II (small class with Prof. Neil Wolfman)

CHEM1128 Gateway General Chemistry Discussion II (1 credit) (with a graduate student TA)

CHEM1112 General Chemistry Lab II

BIOL2000 Molecules and Cells (with Prof. Rebecca Dunn)

BIOL2060 Gateway: Biology Discussion II (1 credit)  (meets twice a week with Prof. Rebecca Dunn)

UNAS1199 Freshman Advising Seminar with biology or chemistry faculty

Two or three additional courses (Core or electives)


Fall Semester - Sophomore Year

CHEM2231 Organic Chemistry I

CHEM2232 Organic Chemistry I lab

CHEM2237 Gateway: Organic Chemistry Disc I (1 credit) (with a graduate student TA)

BIOL3190 Modern and Classical Genetics (with Prof. Rebecca Dunn)

BIOL3120 Genetics Discussion (dedicated Gateway section with a graduate student TA)

Two or three additional courses (Core or electives)


Spring Semester - Sophomore Year

CHEM2232 Organic Chemistry II

CH2234 Organic Chemistry II lab

CHEM2238 Gateway: Organic Chemistry Disc II (1 credit) (with a graduate student TA)

BIOL2040 Investigations in Molecular Cell Biology Lab – no additional support

Two or three additional courses (Core or electives; a biology elective course is optional after consultation with an academic advisor.