College of Health and Science

Pre-Genetic Counseling

Students intending to apply to a genetic counseling masters program would be best prepared by completing a Biology B.S., Biology B.A., or a Chemistry B.A.

These are generally required courses for entry into a genetic counseling masters program. 1
Biology with lab (1 year)
Biology I: The Unity of Life (4)
Biology II: The Diversity of Life (4)
Chemistry with lab (1 year)
General Chemistry I (4)
General Chemistry II (4)
Other required courses
Genetics (4)
Cell Biology (4)
Introduction to Biochemistry (4)
Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3)
Introduction to Psychology (4)
Additional recommended courses
Organic Chemistry I (4)