USciences is known for its commitment to the sciences, and we offer transfer students interested in chemistry the choice of three tailored majors: biochemistry, chemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry. Whether you are interested in chemical sciences as a precursor to medical school or another professional degree, excited about the research still to be done in this branch of science or eager to participate in laboratory work that draws on the skills of chemical scientists, USciences is for you!
Here are the courses we recommend taking before transferring into USciences' biochemistry, chemistry, and pharmaceutical chemistry programs. Click here for an incomplete list of courses from other institutions that transfer into USciences.
You are eligible for SECOND-YEAR CONSIDERATION if you have completed, at the collegiate level, the following first-year courses:
Introductory Biology I & II with labs
(NOT Anatomy & Physiology)
8 cr. Principles of Chemistry I & II
(for science majors) with labs
8 cr. Pre-calculus & Calculus I 6 cr. 2 semesters of Writing Intensive English 6 cr. General Education—Social Science Requirement
Examples of social sciences are:
- Political Science
You are eligible for THIRD-YEAR CONSIDERATION if you have completed, at the collegiate level, the above first-year courses and the following second-year coursework:
Principles of Organic Chemistry I & II with labs 8 cr. Calculus based Physics I & II with labs 8 cr. Basic Inorganic Chemistry 3 cr. Calculus II and III or Biostatistics 7–8 cr.
General Education—Humanities Requirement
Examples of humanities classes are:
- Art Appreciation
- Music Appreciation
- Any Foreign Language
6 cr. General Education—Social Science Requirement 3 cr. General Education Requirement (Additional Social Science and/or Humanities credits) 6 cr.
If you find you have not completed all of the required courses for transfer, we encourage you to apply and allow us to evaluate your coursework and, if you are accepted, to develop a customized curriculum that will allow you to complete your degree at USciences.
Click here to get started on your transfer application to USciences!