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Class Naming/Course Selectiom

begoodpersonbegoodperson Registered User Posts: 302 Member
edited May 2011 in Emory University
How exactly is the naming done? Is the a method behind the English 101, Biology 170, Chem 171, etc? I'm pretty much a noob about this..Also what classes would you advise taking for a Biology major, who is probably going to follow pre-med. And what semester?
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Replies to: Class Naming/Course Selectiom

  • bernie12bernie12 Registered User Posts: 5,293 Senior Member
    Remember it's not chem 171 anymore, it's chem 221-Z, and it's bio 141. 100 are generally intro. courses, however, you'll find, in non-science depts (and maybe anthro./psyche/NBB), that one can take 2-300 levels that don't have pre-reqs(by the way, number, in no way, indicates rigor). If you want to take Soria, assess your ability, and decide whether you want to take bio with it. I took them together and it worked out. Many others took them together, and it worked. After Soria, perhaps Analytical Chem. to get your inorganic with lab out of the way, and the rest is whatever non-major(GERs, w/e) and major classes you want (Most will take physics sophomore year for the pre-med requirement, so maybe do that). Maybe biochem which you could take sophomore year or later. Yeah, pre-med is easy to accommodate curriculum wise. And knocking orgo. out freshmen year can free up space.
    Also, you can take English 101 or 181 for freshmen writing requirement: They tend to have teachers that take a different approach (I think 181 is complit. And the set of topics is completely different in 181 than it is in 101).
  • emory12emory12 Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
    for bio major, this is my experience (best classes/professors):
    Corces (141/142, developmental), de Roode (evolutionary bio... best professor ever), Yedvobnik (cell bio), Campbell (microbio), human physiology (anyone), comparative anatomy (Starnes).... and i hated Animal Behavior with Gouzoules.

    Weinschenk (orgo), Bing (physics)

    if you have to take calc 115/116, take Giorda... WAY better than Duffus.
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