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Graduation Map: Chemistry, AS-STEM for Transfer to SAU at NPC BS in Chemistry: 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: Dr. Chuck Argo 501.760.4154

  • 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)

Semester 3 - Fall (17 Credit Hours)

Semester 4 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)

62 Credit Hours

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

Remaining SAU Courses to be Completed at NPC - Chemistry: Pre-Health Professional-Biochemistry: 58 Credit Hours

Prefix Course # Course Name Credit Hours
BIOL 2061/2063 Anatomy & Physiology I/Lab 4
BIOL 2071/2073 Anatomy & Physiology II/Lab 4
BIOL 3022/3021 General Microbiology/Lab 4
BIOL XXX3/XXX1 Biology Elective/Lab (upper level) 4
BIOL 3763 Evolutionary Biology 3
CHEM 3001/3003 Organic Chemistry I/Lab 4
CHEM 3071/3073 Biochemistry I/Lab 4
CHEM 3101/3103 Organic Chemistry II/Lab 4
CHEM 3233/3231 Inorganic Chemistry/Lab 4
CHEM 3311/3313 Instrumentation I/Lab  4
CHEM 4051 Senior Seminar - Chemistry 1
CHEM 4073 Biochemistry II 3
CHEM 4403 Physical Chemistry: Thermodynamics 3
CHEM 4413/4411 Physical Chemistry - Quantum Mechanics 4
CHEM 4702 Undergraduate Research 2
SCI 4793 Medicinal Organic Chemistry 3
ENGL 3023 Technical Writing 3
    Total SAU Credit Hours
Total Credit Hours

Academic Year: 2021-2022
Revised: December, 2021

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