Pre-Medical Courses


BIU encourages students from diverse backgrounds to imply for the MD degree. Students without background in sciences are required to take one academic year pre-medical courses designed to introduce them to the fundamentals of the medical sciences. The content of the program focuses primarily on: English Composition and English/French Literature, Terminology Medical / Language of medicine, Anatomy &Physiology I & II, Speech Communication, General Chemistry and Organic Chemistry, General Sociology and General Psychology & Lifespan Psychology, Method of Statistics and Algebra.

First Semester
Preffix & No. Name of the Course Credit Hours
ENC 1101 English Composition 3
BSC 2085 Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BSC 2085L Anatomy & Physiology I Lab. 1
CPS 1601 Computer Concepts 3
MTH 1112 Terminology Medical 3
Total Credits        13


Second Semester
Preffix & No. Name of the Course Credit Hours
BSC 2086 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BSC 2086L Anatomy & Physiology II Lab. 1
PSY 2012 General Psychology 3
ENC 3213 English / French Literature 3
IDS 3355 Critical Thinking 3
Total Credits        13


Third Semester
Preffix & No. Name of the Course Credit Hours
PSY 4306 Life Span Psychology 3
BSC 2300 Microbiology & Immunology 3
BSC 2300L Microbiology Lab. 1
MAT 1033 Algebra 3
CHM 2220 General Chemistry I & II 4
Total Credits        14


Fourth Semester
Prefix & No. Name of the Course Credit Hours
SPC  1024 Speech Communication 3
CHM  2233 Organic Chemistry I & II    4
STA  3137 Method of Statistics 3
SYC  3110 Sociology 3
Total Credits        13



1.  One year college level course from an accredited college or university

2. Two letters of recommendation

3. A Completed Application Form.