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Academic Advising

Upper Level Science Courses

Connections students are advised to plan for upper level science courses during their Junior and Senior years.

The following are suggest upper level science courses offered at UC and UCCoM:

  • Biochemistry: MEDS3020 (1 semester) or MEDS4027 & MEDS4028 (2 semesters)
  • Medical Microbiology: MEDS3024C
  • Immunology: MEDS4023
  • Histology: MEDS3027C
  • Human/Comparative Anatomy: BIOL3020C
  • Human Medical Genetics: MEDS3022
  • Molecular Genetics: MEDS3021
  • Pharmacology: MEDS4029
  • Physiology: Courses TBA
  • Human Gross Anatomy: ANAT4051C

Early Graduation

Guidelines for early graduation (remember your matriculation date is not affected by early graduation)

  • Early Graduation Timeline Example
  • To propose early graduation, students must have taken or plan to take as part of their proposal 2 or more upper-level BCPM courses (see course list above)
  • Students must submit a written proposal to graduate early (see timeline)
    Download a sample proposal template here (.doc)

Letters of Recommendation

We love and enjoy writing letters of recommendation (LORs) for our Connections students so we can let others know how wonderful you are! Please follow these instructions in order to request LORs:

  • Request via email to Director with at least 4 weeks notice of the LOR deadline
  • After approval has been received, send the following materials to the Director:
    • CV
    • Reason you are applying to the specific program/organization (e.g., SURF Program, Student Orientation Leader)
    • Any other relevant documents that will help your advisors write the LOR

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