Dentistry, Medicine, Optometry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine

A.S. Degree

Communication 9 hours
  ENGL 1010 Composition I 3 hours  
  ENGL 1020 Composition II 3 hours  
  SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech Comm. or other approved speech/communication course 3 hours  
Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in literature) 9 hours
Social/Behavioral Sciences 6 hours
History 6 hours
Natural Sciences 8 hours
  CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4 hours    
  CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4 hours    
Mathematics 3 hours


MATH 1830 or Higher 3 hours  
General Education Total 41 hours


Choose Two of the Following Three Sequences:

  • BIOL 1110, 1120 General Biology I and II
  • CHEM 2010, 2020 Organic Chemistry I and II
  • PHYS 2010, 2020 Non-calculus Based Physics I and II or Higher
16 hours  

General Electives

3 hours  
Area of Emphasis Total 19 hours
Pre-Health Professions Total 60 hours


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