2021-2022 College Catalog 
    Mar 21, 2023  
2021-2022 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Graduation Map: Pre-Health Professional Biochemistry, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU at NPC Pre-Health Professional Biochemistry

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About This Degree

Start Here / Finish Here

NPC Faculty Mentor: Jason Martin (Jason.Martin@np.edu) 501.760.4172
NPC to SAU Transition Coordinator: Anne Benoit (Anne.Benoit@np.edu) 501.760.4373

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (AS-STEM) degree at National Park College (NPC), complete upper-level SAU courses at NPC, and receive a Bachelor’s degree from SAU.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.

SAU Transfer Admission information and policies

Additional SAU admission requirements for this program:

  • The student must complete the requirements necessary for general admission to SAU
  • The student will have earned the Associate of Science in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (AS-STEM) degree at NPC with a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average in general education courses, and at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average in Biology (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), and Mathematics (MATH) courses
  • Degree program admission requirements will be determined in the same manner as if their initial enrollment had been at SAU.

SAU Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

How to Use the Graduation Map

Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (14 Credit Hours)

Semester 2 - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

62 Credit Hours

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining SAU Courses to be Completed at NPC

Semester 5      
Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
BIOL 2063/2061 Anatomy & Physiology I/Lab 4
BIOL 3032/3022 Microbiology/Lab 4
CHEM 3003/3001 Organic Chemistry I/Lab 4
SCI XXX3 Science Elective 3
    Total 15
Semester 6      
BIOL 2073/2071 Anatomy & Physiology II/Lab 4
CHEM  3073/3071 Biochemistry I/Lab 4
CHEM  3103/3101 Organic Chemistry II/Lab 4
    Total 12
Semester 7      
BIOL XXX3/XXX1 Biology Elective/Lab 4
CHEM 4051 Senior Seminar - Chemistry 1
CHEM 4073 Biochemistry II 3
CHEM XXX3/XXX1 Chemistry Elective/Lab 4
ENGL 3023 Technical Writing 3
    Total 15
Semester 8      
CHEM 4403 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics 3
CHEM XXX3 Chemistry Elective 3
CHEM XXX3/XXX1 Instrumentation I or II/Lab 4
SCI XXX3 Science Elective 3
SCI XXX3 Science Elective 3
    Total 16
    Total SAU Credit Hours:
Total Credit Hours:

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: August, 2021

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