The Fast Track three-year BS in Biology includes all pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-veterinary and pre-optometry requirements (1).

This is provided as a sample guide. Students are expected to review and track their own progress in consultation with their academic advisor.

Year One

Fall Semester
Course Credits
BI 103 Introductory Biology/Lab 1, 2 4
MA 101A Pre-Calculus 3
RC 101 First-Year Seminar 3
EN 105 Writing Seminar 1 3
CH 103 Chemistry Structure and Reactions Lab 1, 2 4
Total 17
Winter Intercession
Course Credits
RS 309 Religious Hope for the Future 3
Spring Semester
Course Credits
BI 104 Introductory Biology/Lab 1 4
FYS-Linked Course 1 3
MA 106 Calculus 1 3
CH 104 Chemistry Structure and Reactions Lab 1, 3 4
Total (Winter and Spring) 17
Summer Semester (online)
Course Credits
EN 201 Writing About Texts 3
CO 221 Visual Communication 3
PS 203 Introduction to Psychology 1 3
ID 412 Internship Seminar I 3
Total 12

Year Two

Fall Semester
Course Credits
BI 209 Microbiology/Lab 1, 2 4
CH 305 Organic Chemistry/Lab 1, 2 4
PH 101 Introduction to Philosophy 3
PY 213 Physics/Lab 1, 2 4
Total 15
Winter Intercession
Course Credits
ID 413B Internship Seminar I (continued) 3
Spring Semester
Course Credits
BI 210 Cell Biology/Lab 1, 3 4
CH 306 Organic Chemistry/Lab 3 4
PY 214 Physics/Lab 1, 3 4
BI 302 Seminar: History of Biology 3 3
Total 15
Summer Semester (online)
Course Credits
ID 304 Exploring Ethics 3
HI 103 US History 3
ID 414 Internship Seminar II 3
CO 209 Screens, Selfies, and Society: Media in the 21st Century 3
HP 609 Health Policy and Politics 3
Total 15

Year Three

Fall Semester
Course Credits
BI 307 Genetics/Lab 1, 2 4
BI 308 Developmental Biology/Lab 2
or
BI 316 Immunology/Lab 2
4
CH 315 Biochemistry 1, 2 3
BI 401 Seminar: Ethical Issues in Biology 2 3
HP 602 Concepts in Health Administration 3
Total 17
Spring Semester
Course Credits
BI 306 Neurobiology 3 4
CH 316 Biochemistry II 3 4
SO 201 Sociology 3
BI 305 Ecology/Lab 3
or
BI 315 Virology 3
4
or
3
HP 601 Health Ethics and Law 3
Total 17 to 18
  1. Pre-medical/dental/veterinary/optometry requirement.
  2. Only offered during fall semesters.
  3. Only offered during spring semesters.

Add a Master's Degree

Three-Year students have the option to add a Master of Science in Health Administration with just one extra year at Regis.

Fall Semester

Term One
Course Credits
HP 608 Health Care QM 3
HP 611 Management Accounting Health Care 3
Total 6
Term Two
Course Credits
HP 614 Financial Analysis 3
HP 619 Research Methods 3
Total 6

Spring Semester

Term One
Course Credits
HP 620 Field Experience 3
HP 622 Economics Health Care 3
Total 6
Term Two
Course Credits
HP 648 Strategic Management Health Care Organizations 3
PBH 600 Biostatistics 3
HP 635 Health Information Systems 3
Total 9

Please Note: This plan assumes an interest in New England School of Optometry and/or pre-med, however this suggestion should not preclude students from pursuing a master’s degree at Regis College in another area of interest such as strategic communication or education. Please consult with your advisor for more information as well as for more information regarding electives.