Bucknell University's Course Catalog provides descriptions of courses, majors and minors offered by academic departments and programs, as well as other information such as academic regulations, facilities, financial aid and scholarships.

While the Catalog provides information that will be useful for all 4 years at Bucknell, be sure to refer to the specific first-semester courses when considering your registration choices.

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Considering a major in biology, chemistry, or cell biology / biochemistry or planning to complete pre-med course work?

Plan to take chemistry in your first semester.

Please take the Chemistry Placement survey to determine which chemistry course you should take. Please complete the survey by Wednesday, June 13 at noon.

ALEKS Prep. for Calculus Online Course

Taking MATH 201: Calculus I? Complete ALEKS Prep. for Calculus online course by Aug. 28.

If you received AP credit, IB credit, or transfer credit for MATH 201 or do not to intend to take a calculus course at Bucknell, ALEKS is not required.

Foreign Language

The foreign language requirement ensures that you will either improve your proficiency in a previously studied language or begin the study of a language entirely new to you.

Placement tests are required for these areas even if you have taken AP:   French    German    Italian    Russian    Spanish.

Environmental Studies & Environmental Science

The environmental studies program offers two majors - a B.A. in Environmental Studies and a B.A. in Environmental Science.

What's different between the two?

If you are interested in majoring in Environmental Science, register for the courses recommended for a B.A. in one of the affiliated science departments.

Want to Study Premedical or Pre-health Professions?

Visit the Premed/Pre-health Professions web page to consider your options for first-semester courses. Please indicate your tentative major on the degree-information page of the online registration form. You should also type "premed" in the text box titled "Special Considerations" on the additional information page.


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