Requirements for this program are current for
Required credits to graduate with this
Required credits within the major: 90
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Refer to the Swenson College of Science and Engineering Student Affairs Office and the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Student Affairs Office, or the University of Minnesota Duluth College of Pharmacy Student Services Office.
This program is available:
via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Students must complete
before admission to the program.
Three years of an undergraduate major in SCSE, including the advanced writing requirement, the UMD Liberal Education Program, all pre-med or pre-pharm courses, and the first year of medical or pharmacy school.
Students must meet all course and credit requirements of the departments and
colleges or schools in which they are enrolled including an advanced writing course. Students
seeking two degrees must fulfill the requirements of both degrees. However, two degrees cannot be
awarded for the same major.
Students must complete a minimum of 120 semester credits completed in
compliance with University of Minnesota Duluth academic policies with credit limits (e.g.,
Satisfactory/Non-Satisfactory Grading Policy, Credit for Prior Learning, etc).
At least 30 semester credits must be earned through UMD, and 15 of the last 30
credits earned immediately before graduation must be awarded by UMD.
At least half of upper-division (3xxx-level or higher) credits that satisfy
major requirements (major requirements includes all courses required for the major, including
courses in a subplan) through UMD.
If a minor is required, students must take at least three upper division
credits in their minor field from UMD.
For certificate programs, at least 3 upper-division credits that satisfy
requirements for the certificate must be taken through UMD. If the program does not require upper
division credits students must take at least one course from the certificate program from UMD.
The minimum cumulative University of Minnesota (UMN) GPA required for
graduation is 2.00 and includes only University of Minnesota coursework. A minimum UMN GPA of 2.00
is required in each UMD undergraduate major, minor, and certificate. No academic unit may impose a
higher GPA standard to graduate.
Diploma, transcripts, licensure, and certification will be withheld until all
financial obligations to the University have been met.
See the Swenson College of Science and Engineering Student Affairs Office, the University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth Student Affairs Office, or the University of Minnesota Duluth College of Pharmacy Student Services Office.
Advanced writing requirement will be met by meeting requirements for admission to the UMD School or Medicine or UM College of Pharmacy.