Medical colleges give preference to students who have received a baccalaureate degree. Specific requirements may vary among medical colleges but, in general, the pre-medical program must include courses from the following list. Students should choose a major and follow the requirements for that major while completing the necessary pre-medical courses.
Biological Sciences (11 hours minimum)
Chemistry (19 hours minimum)
Physics (8 hours min.)
Students with a calculus background should take General Physics-Calculus Level (PHYS 2110, 2120).
Calculus or Statistics (3 hours)
|MATH 1930||Calculus for the Managerial, Life and Social Sciences||
|MATH 1950||Calculus I||
|PSYC 3130||Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences||
|SOC 2130||Basic Statistics||
|STAT 3000||Statistical Methods I||
|Total Credit Hours:||17
Mathematics requirements vary from one medical school to another. The student should contact the appropriate schools in order to make certain these requirements are fulfilled. In general, mathematics through calculus I is preferred. A good alternative course of study would include algebra, trigonometry, statistics and computer science courses.
English Composition (3 hours min.)
Humanities and/or Social Sciences (12-16 hours )