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Pre-Medicine and Health Professions Concentration


This concentration provides comprehensive academic preparation in Biology for students interested in chiropractic, dentistry, medicine, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, podiatry, and veterinary medicine. Admission to professional schools in these fields typically requires additional coursework in areas such as physics, mathematics, and chemistry; it is strongly encouraged that students complete a Chemistry minor in order to meet these requirements.

35 total Biology credits plus 9 chemistry credits, plus 3 math credits

Required Biology Courses
BIOL 130Principles of Biology I4.00
BIOL 270Human Anatomy & Physiology I4.00
BIOL 280Human Anatomy & Physiology II4.00
BIOL 330Genetics4.00
BIOL 440Cell Biology4.00
BIOL 497Senior Year Experience1.00
Senior Experience Required Courses
Select a minimum of one credit of the following:1.00
Senior Research
Biology Elective Courses
Select 13 credits of the following:13.00
Principles of Biology II
Medical Terminology
Vertebrate Biology
Cancer Biology
Developmental Biology
Animal Behavior (Ethology)
Special Topics
Chemistry Course Requirements
CHEM 105General Chemistry I5.00
CHEM 106General Chemistry II4.00
Math Course Requirements
Select three credits of the following:3.00
Algebra with Applications
Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Total Hours47.00