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Program Schedule - Class of 2020

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 (one credit with a graduate student TA)

CHEM1111 General Chemistry Lab I

BIOL2000 Molecules and Cells (small class with Prof. Rebecca Dunn and Prof. Charles Hoffman)

BIOL2050 Gateway: Biology Discussion I (meets twice a week with Prof. Rebecca Dunn)

UNAS1199 Freshman Advising Seminar with biology or chemistry faculty 


Spring Semester - Freshman year

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

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

CHEM1112 General Chemistry Lab II

BIOL3040 Cell Biology (with Prof. Jeff DaCosta)

BIOL2060 Gateway: Biology Discussion II  (meets twice a week with Prof. Jeff DaCosta)

UNAS1199 Freshman Advising Seminar with biology or chemistry faculty


Fall Semester - Sophomore year

CHEM2231 Organic Chemistry I

CHEM2232 Organic Chemistry I lab

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

BIOL2010 Ecology and Evolution

BIOL2070 Gateway: Biology Discussion III (with a graduate student TA)


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 Lab – no additional support

A biology elective course is optional after consultation with an academic advisor.