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Gwynne D. Brown, PhD
Senior Lecturer
Director of Pre-Health Programs
Department of Molecular Biology and Chemistry
1 Avenue of the Arts
Forbes 3033

Prerequisite checklist

Below are the courses offered through Christopher Newport University that will be accepted toward completing the 8 prerequisites to apply to the EVMS MD program.

  1. Please note that prerequisite courses must be completed before matriculation to the EVMS MD program.
  2. All required course work must be completed prior to taking the MCAT.
  3. Pre-requisite courses should not be repeated for poor performance.

Note: Any exceptions must be approved in advance by the EVMS Admissions Director or the Assistant Vice Dean of Admissions and Enrollment.


  • Biology I
  • Biology II
  • General or Intro Chemistry I
  • General or Intro Chemistry II
  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Organic Chemistry II
  • Physics I
  • Physics II

Required coursework

  • Biochemistry
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Recommended coursework

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology