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: With its focus on Physiology and Neurobiology, the Biological Sciences Program is ideally suited to provide a solid foundation for students planning to pursue graduate education in a variety of professional health fields, including but not limited to Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Physician's Assistant.