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Do I need chemistry or physics if I have 4 years of science?

cappuccinoscappuccinos Registered User Posts: 19 Junior Member
I'd like to preface this by saying I am not majoring any any stem related field. I'll be studying Sociology and Foreign Languages.

That said, here are the sciences I have taken-
Freshman- Intro to Chem&Physics
Sophomore- Biology

Now, I have the option to take Chemistry or Physics, but I could also choose to take Bio 2 or Environmental. I would much rather do the latter because I'm not interested in the first two and I math is the one subject I'm really not strong in. However, if not taking Chem or Phys will negatively impact my chance of admissions, I don't want to weaken my transcript.
If I did take Bio 2 and Environmental my Junior and Senior year, they would be colleges classes through the CCP program.

I'll be applying to NYU, Temple, UPenn, Fordham, Arizona State, Ohio State and UIC.

Replies to: Do I need chemistry or physics if I have 4 years of science?

  • brantlybrantly Registered User Posts: 3,517 Senior Member
    You will be a less competitive candidate without chem and physics. Unless you are a recruited athlete, you will not get into UPenn without chem and physics because almost ~99% of your competition will have those courses.
  • bopperbopper Forum Champion CWRU Posts: 12,423 Forum Champion
    Yes, those college would expect Bio, Chem and Physics.
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