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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Pre-Medicine, A.A.


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This program provides the foundation course work in biology, chemistry, and mathematics for students who plan to apply to medical school. Admission to medical school is highly competitive, and it is important for students to maintain a high overall grade point average, as well as to excel in laboratory science courses. This course work also helps to prepare the student to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT), which is required as part of the admissions screening program.

Suggested Curriculum


I. General Education Core (41)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)


Select three courses from the list for Area B  with at least one course from humanities and one from fine arts.

Area C: Mathematics (5 credits)


Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (9 credits)


Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


Select three courses in at least two different disciplines from the list for Area E .

II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (21)


Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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