Health Pre Professional

Biology Program

Pre-Professional Concentration

The pre-professional concentration is designed for students planning to pursue careers in medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, or other professions requiring a rigorous background in the life and physical sciences. Courses within this concentration will prepare students to successfully complete entrance exams required by professional schools. Students are encouraged to meet early and often with their advisor to prepare other aspects of their education such as internships, workshops, and volunteer activities in their desired field.

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours
BIO 221 General Microbiology 4

Choose either:  4 – 8 credits

BIO 234 Animal Physiology or
BIO 110 Human Anatomy & Physiology I and
BIO 230 Human Anatomy & Physiology II


BIO 350 Developmental Biology 3
CHY 222 Organic Chemistry II 4
CHY 322 Biochemistry 4
MAT 127 Calculus II 4
PHY 112 Physics II 4

Total Credit Hours:    21 – 31 credits
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