Q:        Does the program differ from the one offered at the College Park campus?
A:         The UMD, Biological Sciences Program at USG follows the same curricula and teaching standards as followed at main campus (College Park).

Q:        Will my diploma say I graduated from USG?
A:         No, upon completion of this program, students are awarded a diploma that states they earned their Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland  College Park. 

Q:        Will I attend a graduation ceremony at USG?
A:         No, our students attend graduation on main campus (College Park).  Students from both USG and College Park attend the same ceremony.

Q:        Do I need to take any Chemistry classes before applying to your program?
A:         Yes, you will need to have completed and passed with a C- or better

            CHEM131        General Chemistry I

            CHEM132       General Chemistry II

            CHEM203      Organic Chemistry I

            CHEM204      Organic Chemistry II

Q:        How many credits can I transfer into the program?
A:        You can transfer up to 60 credit hours from a two-year school/institution.  

Q:        Does this program prepare me for Medical School, Dental School or Pharmacy School?
A:        The Biological Sciences Program provides a solid foundation for students interested in going on to pursue professional health schools.